LAUNCH CENTER

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Mon Dec 13 2021
Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Ekspress-AMU3 & AMU7

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LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

December 13, 2021 at 7:07 AM EST

(December 13, 2021 at 12:07 PM UTC)

Launch Window Start

December 13, 2021 at 7:07 AM EST

(December 13, 2021 at 12:07 PM UTC)

Launch Window End

December 13, 2021 at 7:07 AM EST

(December 13, 2021 at 12:07 PM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

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No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Communications
    • The Ekspress-AMU 3 and Ekspress-AMU 7 are two communications satellite for russian domestic communication services. While the spacecraft themselves are built by russian RSCC (Kosmicheskiya Svyaz), the communication payloads are built by Thales Alenia Space. Both satellites are based on the Ekspress-1000 bus and feature 16 Ku-, 1 L- and 20 C-band transponders. They will be located at 96.5° and 145° East respectively.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

    Pad

    200/39 (200L)