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Ekspress-AM 5

Ekspress-AM-5 [ISS Reshetnev]

The Ekspress-AM 5 is a communications satellite for Russian domestic communication services.

The lifetime of the spacecraft has been increased to 15 years. While the spacecraft itself is built by Russian RSCC (Kosmicheskiya Svyaz), the communication payloads are built by MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA). It consists of 30 C-band, 40 Ku-band, 12 Ka-band and 2 L-band transponders.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: RSCC (Kosmicheskiya Svyaz)
Contractors: ISS Reshetnev (ex NPO Prikladnoi Mekhaniki, NPO PM) (Bus), MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA) (Payload)
Equipment: 30 C-band, 40 Ku-band, 12 Ka-band, 2 L-band transponders
Configuration: Ekspress-2000
Propulsion: ? × SPT-100 Stationary Plasma Thrusters
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass: 3358 kg
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Ekspress-AM 5 2013-077A 26.12.2013 Ba LC-81/24 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)


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