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Express 4A



Express 4A (also named in the press as Express 41R and Express 41P) is a Russian geostationary communications spacecraft that was launched by a Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 01:15 UT on 10 June 2002. The 1.6 tonne spacecraft will provide television and radio services in digital format to Russia and neighboring countries.

Alternate Names

  • 27441
  • Express 41P
  • Express 41R
  • Express4A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-06-10
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

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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