Yamal 101 [Gazkom]
The Yamal-100series of communications satellite was built by JSC Gascom jointly with RSC Energia under order of JSC Gazprom involving Russian cooperation and using high-quality RF equipment of the leading foreign manufacturers - Space Systems/Loral (transponders), NEC, Alenia Aerospazio, ComDev, Lockheed Martin.
Yamal-100 is the new generation Russian communications satellite. There were applied key state-of-art technologies in this satellite, including unpressurized modules, sandwich honeycomb constructions, contour antennas.
Both satellites were orbited by a single launch of a Proton-K Blok-DM-2M. Yamal 101 reportedly ran into problems after it was deployed.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Operator:||Gazkom → Gazprom Space Systems|
|Equipment:||12 C-band transponders|
|Propulsion:||8 × SPT-70 Stationary Plasma Thrusters|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Yamal 101 (Yamal 100 KA-1)||1999-047A||06.09.1999||Ba LC-81/23||Proton-K Blok-DM-2M||with Yamal 102|
|Yamal 102 (Yamal 100 KA-2)||1999-047B||06.09.1999||Ba LC-81/23||Proton-K Blok-DM-2M||with Yamal 101|