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Yamal 401

Yamal 401 [ISS Reshetnev]

Yamal 401 is a Russian communications satellite built by ISS Reshetnev for Gazprom Space Systems.

In 2010 Gazprom Space Systems replaced the contract with Thales Alenia Space to provide the Yamal-401 satellite with a contract with ISS Reshetnev to build the Yamal 401 satellite. Thales Alenia Space provided the communications payload. The satellite was launched by a Proton-M Briz-M rocket directly into GEO.

Yamal-400 satellites have guaranteed lifetime of 15 years. Yamal-401 will be placed at 90 E orbital slot and is equipped with 36 Ku-band and 17 C-band transponders providing for the coverage zone over the whole Russian and CIS territory.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: Gazprom Space Systems
Contractors: ISS Reshetnev (prime); Thales Alenia Space (payload)
Equipment: 36 Ku-band and 17 C-band transponders
Configuration: Ekspress-2000A
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 2976 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Yamal 401 (Yamal 400 KA-1) 2014-082A 15.12.2014 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)

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