Kazsat 2 [Khrunichev]
KazSat 2 is a kazakh communications satellite, features 12 Ku-band transponders for fixed communications and 4 Ku-band transponders for TV-transmissions and is intended for telecast, fixed satellite communication and data transmission for Kazakhstan and central asia.
It was ordered in 2006 for a launch in 2009. The launch was delayed to 2011.
The satellite was originally to supplement the KazSat 1 satellite, but serves now to replace Kazsat 1 due to the complete loss of the first satellite.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Equipment:||16 (+4) Ku-band transponders|
|Propulsion:||8 × SPT-70 Stationary Plasma Thrusters; K10K-engine|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|KazSat 2||2011-035B||15.07.2011||Ba LC-200/39||Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)||with SES 3|