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KazSat 2

Kazsat 2 [Khrunichev]

KazSat 2 is a kazakh communications satellite, features 12 Ku-band transponders for fixed communications and 4 Ku-band transponders for TV-transmissions and is intended for telecast, fixed satellite communication and data transmission for Kazakhstan and central asia.

It was ordered in 2006 for a launch in 2009. The lauch was delayed to 2011.

The satellite was originally to supplement the KazSat 1 satellite, but serves now to replace Kazsat 1 due to the complete loss of the first satellite.

Nation: Kazakhstan
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: JSC KazSat
Contractors: Khrunichev
Equipment: 16 (+4) Ku-band transponders
Configuration: Yakhta (mod.)
Propulsion: SPT-70 Stationary Plasma Thrusters; K10K-engine
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 12 years
Mass: 1330 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
KazSat 2 2011-035B 15.07.2011 TB LC-200/39 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) with SES 3

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