April 17, 2014
Categories: Russia, Satellites

Flight tests of Express-AT1 and Express-AT2 satellites launched on March 16, 2014 were successfully completed, – JSC Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems representative reported.

“Orbited Express-AT1 and Express-AT2 space devices successfully passed orbital tests on payload and support system module  at the point of 69,5 degrees East longitude”, – was stated in the official message.

At the present time Express-AT1 satellite is moved to the operating point at 56 degrees East longitude and handed over to the ordering party. Express-AT2 space device will reach its operating point at 140 degrees East longitude late May and then will be handed over to the ordering party.

Both satellites were manufactured by JSC Reshetnev Information Satellite Systems in collaboration with Thales Alenia Space Company (France) againts the order of Space communication Federal Unitary Enterprise in the framework of Russian Space program for 2006-2015.

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