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Designator id: 1996-058A

Description of EXPRESS 2 Satellite:

Express 12 was a Russian geostationary communications satellite launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Proton rocket. Express will replace the widely used Gorizont spacecraft, and current plans call for deployments at 13 locations (40 degrees, 53 degrees, 80 degrees, 90 degrees, 96.5 degrees, 99 degrees, 103 degrees, 140 degrees, 145 degrees, 205 degrees, 322.5 degrees, 346 degrees, and 349 degrees, all East longitude) just for domestic needs and to support the Intersputnik Telecommunications Association. A typical Express payload will include 10 C-band and two Ku-band transponders.

Technical data:

Launch Date: 1996-09-26
Launch Vehicle: Proton
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 2500.0 kg

Funding Agencies:

Unknown (Russia)



Source: Nasa

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 24435U 96058A   12338.67844605 -.00000187  00000-0  10000-3 0  7374
2 24435 012.2687 041.3400 0005885 218.8870 141.0408 01.00332267 59284

Last TLE update on :2012-12-04

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