KazSat-2

Summary

KazSat-2
NamesҚазСат-2
QazSat-2
Mission typeCommunications
OperatorJSC KazSat
COSPAR ID2011-035B
SATCAT no.37749
Websitehttp://www.rcsc.kz/Home/IndexEng
Mission duration12 years (planned)
9 years, 10 months and 1 day (in progress)
Spacecraft properties
SpacecraftKazSat-2
Spacecraft typeYakhta
BusYakhta modified
ManufacturerKhrunichev (bus)
Thales Alenia Space (payload)
Launch mass1,330 kg (2,930 lb)
Power5.8 kW
Start of mission
Launch date15 July 2011, 23:16:10 UTC [1]
RocketProton-M / Briz-M
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 200/39
ContractorKhrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
Entered serviceSeptember 2011
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Longitude86.5° East
Transponders
Band16 (+4) Ku-band
Coverage areaKazakhstan
 


KazSat-2 (Kazakh: ҚазСат-2, QazSat-2) is the second Kazakh communications satellite after KazSat-1. It was launched on 16 July 2011, at 23:16:10 UTC by Proton-M / Briz-M launch vehicle.[1] This satellite was constructed by Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center for the satellite bus and Thales Alenia Space (Italy) for the payload. Thales Alenia Space is also the provider of KazSat-1 and KazSat-3 payloads.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Report. 14 March 2021. Retrieved 28 April 2021.

External links

  • Frequency Chart of KazSat 2
  • KazSat 2
  • First Kazakh satellite into orbit