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KazSat 1



KazSat 1 is Kazakhstan's first geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Russian Proton-K rocket from Baikonur at 22:44 UT on 17 June 2006. The 1.4 tonne (with fuel) satellite carries 12 Ku-band transponders to provide voice and video communications throughout Kazakhstan, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and parts of Russia.

Alternate Names

  • 29230
  • 2006-022A
  • KazSat1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-06-17
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown Kazakhstan


  • Communications

Additional Information

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



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