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Express A3

Also called Express 3A


Designation 26378 / 00031A
Launch date 23 Jun 2000
Country of origin CIS
Mission Telecommunications
Geostationary orbit see below
Launch vehicle Proton #276

Entered service in mid-Aug 2000.

The Ku-band capacity is leased for the lifetime by Eutelsat.


Begin End Position
L: 23 Jun 2000 Oct 2008 Express-03, 11°W
Oct 2008 Jun 2009 11°W, inclined
Aug 2009 Aug 2009 39°E, inclined ?

End of life

Out of service Jun or Sep 2009
Cause Moved to the junk orbit

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Technical data

Antenna specifications
C-band transponder frequency chart
Ku-band transponder frequency chart

EIRP coverage (dBW)

C-band, Zone, A4 beam
C-band, Zone, A6 beam
Ku-band, Zone, A9 beam

G/T coverage (dB/K)

C-band, Zone, A6 beam
Ku-band, Zone, A9 beam

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