Telkom 3 [ISS Reshetnev]
In December 2008, JSC Academician M.F. Reshetnev Information satellite systems won a tender on IOD Scheme delivery of a geostationary telecommunication satellite system TELKOM 3 for the Indonesian operator PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk.
The project covered a development and in-orbit delivery of a satellite TELKOM 3, creation of augmented ground control segment, training, internship and technical support to the service operator during the satellite operation life. The satellite was built based on a new medium-class platform «Ekspress-1000N». It carried 32 C-band transponders and 10 Ku-transponders or equivalent to 49 TPE. The satellite TELKOM 3 mass was 1600 kg, payload power – 5.6 kW, lifetime – 15 years.
The satellite was built for one of the major telecommunication provider of the Asia-Pacific Region - PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk. For the tender, the main competitors of the Reshetnev company were well-known companies Orbital Sciences, Thales Alenia Space and Space Systems/Loral.
Telkom 3 was stranded in an unusable orbit after launch due to an upper stage failure.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Operator:||PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk.|
|Contractors:||ISS Reshetnev (ex NPO Prikladnoi Mekhaniki, NPO PM) (bus); Alcatel (payload)|
|Equipment:||32 C-band transponders, 10 Ku-transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Telkom 3||06.08.2012||TB LC-81/24||P||Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)||with Ekspress-MD 2|