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Express A3

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2000-031A

Description

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

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2000-06-24
Launch Vehicle: Proton-K
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 2600.0 kg

Funding Agency

  • Russian Satellite Communications Company (Russia)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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