LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Fri Oct 29 2004
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Ekspress AM-1

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

October 29, 2004 at 6:11 PM EDT

(October 29, 2004 at 10:11 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

October 29, 2004 at 6:11 PM EDT

(October 29, 2004 at 10:11 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

October 29, 2004 at 6:11 PM EDT

(October 29, 2004 at 10:11 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • The Ekspress-AM 1 is a communications satellite for russian domestic communication services. The lifetime of the spacecraft has been increased to 12 years. While the spacecraft itself is built by russian RSCC (Kosmicheskiya Svyaz), the communication payloads is built by NEC.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    200/39 (200L)