Kazsat 3 [ISS Reshetnev]
Kazakhstan’s National Center of Space Communications (RTSKS) and Russian Information Satellite Systems-Reshetnev Company in June 2011 signed a deal to build the KazSat 3 satellite.
Thales Alenia Space was the communications payload supplier. The satellite is based on an Ekspress-1000NTA platform provided by ISS Reshetnev” and the satellite was integrated and tested in ISS’ premises, Zheleznogorsk, Russia.
KazSat 3 operates at 58.5°E for a 15 years lifetime. The payload power is about 5.5 kW. KazSat 3 will carry 28 active Ku-band transponders covering Kazakhstan.
|Type / Application:||Communication|
|Contractors:||ISS Reshetnev (bus); Thales Alenia (payload)|
|Equipment:||28 active Ku-band transponders|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|KazSat 3||2014-023B||28.04.2014||Ba LC-81/24||Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3)||with Luch 5V|