Ekspress AM6

Ekspress AM6

Ekspress-AM6
Mission type Communications
Operator FGUP
COSPAR ID 2014-064A
SATCAT № 40277
Mission duration 15 years planned
Spacecraft properties
Bus Ekspress-2000
Manufacturer ISS Reshetnev
MDA Corporation
Launch mass 3,358 kilograms (7,403 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 21 October 2014, 15:09:32 (2014-10-21T15:09:32Z) UTC[1]
Rocket Proton-M/Briz-M
Launch site Baikonur 81/24
Contractor Khrunichev
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric
Longitude 53° East
Perigee 35,774 kilometres (22,229 mi)[2]
Apogee 35,799 kilometres (22,244 mi)[2]
Inclination 0.36 degrees[2]
Period 1436.1 minutes[2]
Epoch 18 March 2015, 16:26:01 UTC[2]
Transponders
Band 14 C band
44 Ku band
12 Ka band
2 L band

Ekspress-AM6 (Russian: Экспресс АМ6) is a Russian communications satellite which was launched in 2014. Part of the Ekspress series of geostationary communications satellites, it is owned and operated by the Russian State Company for Satellite Communications.

References

  1. ^ Bergin, Chris (21 October 2014). "Russian Proton-M launches Ekspress-AM6 satellite – orbit unclear". Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "EXPRESS-AM6 Satellite details 2014-064A NORAD 40277". N2YO. 19 March 2015. Retrieved 19 March 2015.