LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
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Thu Dec 24 2015
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Ekspress AMU1

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

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(9:31 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

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(9:31 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

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(9:31 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

Proton-M Briz-M

Description:

Proton-M Briz-M rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Communications
  • Express-AMU1 is high-capacity communications satellite which will provide coverage of the European part of the Russian Federation in Ku and Ka bands. Stationed at 36 degrees east in Geostationary Orbit the 5700kg craft will be equipped with up to 70 transponders. The satellite is powered by 2 solar arrays and has an expected lifetime of 15 years.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Pad

81/24 (81P)