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Ekspress-AT 1

Ekspress-AT 1 [ISS Reshetnev]

The Ekspress-AT 1 is a Direct-To-Home broadcasting satellite for russian domestic communication services. While the spacecraft itself is built by russian RSCC (Kosmicheskiya Svyaz), the communication payload is built by Thales Alenia Space.

Express-AT1 will generate 5.6 kilowatts of power for its 32 Ku-band transponders and operate at 56 degrees east. It will replace the Bonum 1 satellite.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Communication (Direct Broadcasting)
Operator: RSCC (Kosmicheskiya Svyaz)
Contractors: ISS Reshetnev (Bus), Thales Alenia Space (TAS) (Payload)
Equipment: 32 Ku-band transponders
Configuration: Ekspress-1000NTB
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays 5.6 kW (EoL), batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 1672 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Ekspress-AT 1 2014-010A 15.03.2014 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) with Ekspress-AT 2
Further Ekspress missions: