SatBeams - Satellite Details - Express AM1 (Ekspress AM1)
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Satellite Name: Express AM1 (Ekspress AM1)
Status: retired
Position: 40° E (40° E)
NORAD: 28463
Cospar number: 2004-043A
Operator: Russian Satellite Communications Company
Launch date: 29-Oct-2004
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Proton M
Launch mass (kg): 2600
Dry mass (kg): 570
Manufacturer: ISS Reshetnev (ex NPO PM)(Bus)
Model (bus): MSS-2500-GSO
Orbit: Inclined
Expected lifetime: 12 yrs.
Call sign:  
Beacon(s): 3800R, 11200H, 11199.75H
9 C-band, 18 Ku-band and 1 L-band transponders to provide a package of communications services (digital TV, telephony, videoconferencing, data transmission, the Internet access) and to deploy satellite networks by applying VSAT technology to Russia and its neighbors.