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Express A3



Express A3 was a Russian geosynchronous communications spacecraft that was launched by a Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 00:28 UT. The 2,600 kg spacecraft will provide relaying service for television and radio programs, and telephone service in digital format throughout Russia after parking, probably, over 120 deg-E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 26378
  • ExpressA3

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-06-24
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 2600 kg

Funding Agency

  • Russian Satellite Communications Company (Russia)


  • Communications

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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