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Ekspress-AMU 4

Ekspress-AMU 4 [ISS Reshetnev]

The Ekspress-AMU 4 is a planned communications satellite for Russian domestic communication services.

The spacecraft was ordered in June 2022 and will be built entirely of Russian components, based on the Ekspress-1000N platform due to sanctions imposed because of the Russian attack on Ukraine.

The satellite is to be launched in 2026 and to be stationed at 11.0 West to replace Ekspress-AM 44.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Communication
Operator: RSCC (Kosmicheskiya Svyaz)
Contractors: ISS Reshetnev
Equipment:
Configuration: Ekspress-1000N
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass:
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Ekspress-AMU 4 - 2026
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