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Ekspress-AT 2

Ekspress-AT 2 [ISS Reshetnev]

The Ekspress-AT 2 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-AT2, with 3 kilowatts of power for 16 Ku-band transponders, will be operated at 36 degrees east.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Communication (Direct Broadcasting)
Operator: RSCC (Kosmicheskiya Svyaz)
Contractors: ISS Reshetnev (Bus), Thales Alenia Space (TAS) (Payload)
Equipment: 16 Ku-band transponders
Configuration: Ekspress-1000K
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays 3 kW (EoL), batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 1326 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Ekspress-AT 2 2014-010B 15.03.2014 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) with Ekspress-AT 1
Further Ekspress missions: