Ekspress AM5

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Express-AM5 Satellite with stars.jpg
Mission type Communications
Operator FGUP
COSPAR ID 2013-077A
SATCAT № 39487
Mission duration 15 years planned
Spacecraft properties
Bus Ekspress-2000
Manufacturer ISS Reshetnev
MDA Corporation
Launch mass 3,600 kilograms (7,900 lb)
Start of mission
Launch date 26 December 2013, 10:49:56 (2013-12-26UTC10:49:56Z) UTC[1]
Rocket Proton-M/Briz-M
Launch site Baikonur 81/24[2]
Contractor Khrunichev
Orbital parameters
Reference system Geocentric

Ekspress-AM5 (Russian: Экспресс АМ5) is a Russian communications satellite which was launched in 2013. Part of the Ekspress series of geostationary communications satellites, it is owned and operated by the Russian State Company for Satellite Communications.[3]


  1. ^ Bergin, Chris (26 December 2013). "Russian Proton-M launches Ekspress-AM5". Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Carrier rocket Proton-M with Express-AM5 spacecraft to be launched from Baikonur". Voice of Russia. Retrieved 27 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Express-AM5 satellite delivered to final orbit". Itar Tass. Retrieved 27 December 2013.