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Satellite Name: Luch 5B (Loutch-5B, Луч-5Б)
Status: active
Position: 16° W (16° W)
Norad: 38977
Cospar number: 2012-061A
Operator: Roscosmos (Russian Federal Space Agency)
Launch date: 2-Nov-2012
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Proton M
Launch mass (kg): 1140
Dry mass (kg): 950
Manufacturer: ISS Reshetnev (ex NPO PM)(Bus)/Thales Alenia Space
Model (bus): Ekspress-1000A
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 10+ yrs.
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Details:
6 Ku and S band transponders to relay commands and data to and from the LEO satellites, to provide secure Presidential communication links, command relay to rockets and spacecrafts, support communications with ISS, as well as COSPAS-SARSAT search and rescue system support.
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