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Luch 5M

The Russian Luch-5M are relay satellites improved versions of the Luch 5A and Luch 5A and 5V satellites. The satellites are based on the Ekspress-1000N bus.

S- and Ku-band data relay channels of each satellite will be linked with receive/transmit points via satellite communications links.

The first satellite is planned for a launch in 2019.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Communication, data relay
Operator:
Contractors: ISS Reshetnev
Equipment: ?
Configuration: Ekspress-1000N (3-Axis stabilized, 2 solar arrays)
Propulsion: ?
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Luch 5M - 2019
Further Luch missions: