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Express AM22



Express AM-22 is a Russian geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 23:00 UT on 28 December 2003. The 2.6 tonne, 6 kW satellite will provide television, internet and data transmissions to Russia and bordering countries through its 24 Ku-band transponders, after parking over 53 degrees E longitude.

Alternate Names

  • 28134
  • ExpressAM22
  • SESAT 2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2003-12-28
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 590 kg
Nominal Power: 6000 W

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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