Satellite footprints

Express-AM7 at 40° East

Position:40° East
Launch operator:ILS
Launch vehicle:Proton M/Breeze
Launch date:03/18/2015
Expected lifetime:15+ Years

The Express-AM7 satellite, located at 40° East Geostationary orbit,  provides services for TV & Radio broadcasting, broadband access, Internet access, multimedia, data, telephony and mobile communications.

The spacecraft was built by EADS Astrium (Boeing Defense & Space) and is based on the Eurostar E3000 bus. The satellite weighs 5,720kgs and has a planned operational lifespan of 15 years. The satellite carries 62 transponders, 24 operating in the C-band, 36 in Ku-band and 2 transponders in L-band.

Launch operator ILS orbited the satellite on a Proton M launcher on March 18th, 2015 from the Baikonour Cosmodrome launch site in Kazachstan.

Express-AM7 at 40° East

Express AM satellite under construction
Express-AM7 satellite on Proton M launcher
ILS launching the Express-AM7 satellite
Express AM satellite

Express-AM7 at 40° East

Coverage areas C-band Fixed Beam Express-АМ7 (40° E)
Coverage areas Ku-band Fixed Beam1 Express-АМ7 (40° E)
Coverage areas Ku-band Fixed Beam2 Express-АМ7 (40° E)
Coverage areas Ku-band Fixed Beam3 Express-АМ7 (40° E)