Satellite footprints

Express-AT1 (Eutelsat 56E) at 56° East

Position:56° East
Manufacturer:ISS Reshetnev
Launch operator:ILS
Launch vehicle:Proton M/Breeze
Launch date:03/16/2014
Expected lifetime:15+ Years

The Express-AT1 satellite is based on ISS-Reshetnev’s Express-1000HTB platform. The satellite was designed for a 15+ years lifespan and had a launch mass of approximately 1,800kgs and power available to the payload of 5.6 kW. The satellite is fitted with 32 active Ku-band transponders.

Express-AT1 was launched on March 16th, 2014 in a dual launch with Express-AT2 also built by ISS-Reshetnev Company, on a Proton M launcher operated by launch operator ILS. Express-AT1 is currently stationed at 56° East.

Satellite operator Eutelsat has contracted a 15-year lease for transponders across Express AT1 which will principally serve the Tricolor TV and NTV Plus TV platforms.

Express AT1 is a high power Ku-band satellite designed to support the expansion of digital services in the Russian Federation and expand broadcasting resources over Siberia.

Owned and operated by satellite operator RSCC from Russia, the satellite complements coverage of the European part of Russia provided by the Eutelsat 36B and 36C satellites located at 36° East.

Express-AT1 (Eutelsat 56E) at 56° East

Express AT satellites ready for transport
Express AT1 encapsulating
Express AT1 on ILS Proton rocket launch
Express AT1 satellite

Express-AT1 (Eutelsat 56E) at 56° East

Coverage areas Ku-band Eastern Fixed Services Express-АТ1 (56° E)
Coverage areas Ku-band Wide Fixed Services Express-АТ1 (56° E)
E56E Ku-band Eastern Downlink
E56E Ku-band Eastern Uplink
E56E Ku-band Widebeam Downlink
E56E Ku-band Widebeam Uplink