LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Fri Jun 24 2005
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Ekspress AM-3

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

June 24, 2005 at 3:41 PM EDT

(June 24, 2005 at 7:41 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

June 24, 2005 at 3:41 PM EDT

(June 24, 2005 at 7:41 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

June 24, 2005 at 3:41 PM EDT

(June 24, 2005 at 7:41 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • The Ekspress-AM 2 and 3 series are communications satellites 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 are built by Alcatel.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    200/39 (200L)