Luch 4 [ISS Reshetnev]
Luch 4 was to be a russian follow-on relay satellite in the Luch series, which was to supplement the Luch 5A and Luch 5B satellites. Later it was redesigned as a technology test mission to test several new technologies, including large-size, unfurlable antennas. In this new function, it was renamed Yenisey A1.
Yenisey A1 will be built on ISS Reshetnevs Ekspress-2000 bus. The 3000 kg spacecraft wit a 13 year lifespan will be launched in 2013.
|Type / Application:||Communications / Relay|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Yenisey A1 (ex Luch 4)||2013||TB||Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.4)|