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Blagovest 1, 2, 3, 4 (14F149)

Blagovest [ISS Reshetnev]

Blagovest is a series of four planned communications satellites for Russian domestic services.

The spacecraft and the payload is built by Russian ISS Reshetnev based on the Ekspress-2000 bus.

The first satellite, Kosmos 2520, was launched on a Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) rocket from Baikonur in August 2017.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Communication
Contractors: ISS Reshetnev (prime)
Configuration: Ekspress-2000
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kosmos 2520 (Blagovest 11L) 2017-046A 16.08.2017 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)
Kosmos 2526 (Blagovest 12L) 2018-037A 18.04.2018 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)
Kosmos 2533 (Blagovest 13L) 2018-107A 21.12.2018 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)
Kosmos 2539 (Blagovest 14L) 2019-048A 05.08.2019 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)

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