Express-AM 33

Russia


Spacecraft n:

CIS satellite n:


Launch data:

Designation 32478 / 08003A
Launch date 28 Jan 2008 - 00:18 UT
Launch site B, LC-200/39
Launch vehicle  Proton-M / Briz-M
Mission Commercial: Communication
Geostationary orbit on Jan 31.96:
Perigee / Apogee 35258 x 35786 km
Eccentricity 1.07E-04
Inclination 0.09°
Period 1422.59 min


Spacecraft data:

Prime contractor  NPO-Prikladnoi Mekhaniki
Thales Alenia Space
Platform  Ekspress-M
Operator Russian Satellite Communications Company/EUTELSAT
Mass at launch  2600 kg
Dry Mass 2540 kg
Basic shape  appr. cylindrical
Dimension (m) ~2m dia, length ~5m
Solar array  2 solar panels, span ~26.5m
Stabilization  
DC power  
Design lifetime  12 yrs - still active

Location:

BeginPositionRemarks
  96.5° E 
 Feb 2008 80° E located
 ~14-15 Mar 2008 80° E manoeuvred off-station
 27 Mar 2008 96° E relocated
 2009 96.53° E 

10 C-band, 16 Ku-band, 1 L-band; Russian Federation and Asian Pacific region.

Mission details:


Ref.: #7(JR591), #78a, #207, #225(08.03), #226 - update: 07.06.08 Home