January 30, 2015

Three Express satellites are planned to be launched this year, – Space Communications Federal State Unitary Enterprise Deputy Director General Evgeny Buidinov.

Express-AM7 is the first to be launched. The launch is planned  for mid-March. Express-AM-8 will be sent to space late March. One more satellite Express-AMU1 will be launched late 2015, – he stated.

Besides according to Buidinov Express-AM6 launched in October 2014 will be put into operation in May.

At the present time there are 11 space devices by Space Systems company operating on the orbit.

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