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.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Operator:||Gazprom Space Systems|
|Contractors:||ISS Reshetnev (prime); Thales Alenia Space (payload)|
|Equipment:||36 Ku-band and 17 C-band transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Yamal 401 (Yamal 400 KA-1)||2014-082A||15.12.2014||Ba LC-81/24||Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)|