Satellite footprints

Express-AM44 at 11° West

Position:11° West
Manufacturer:ISS Reshetnev
Launch operator:ILS
Launch vehicle:Proton M/Breeze
Launch date:02/11/2009
Expected lifetime:12 Years

The new broadcasting and communications satellite, Express-AM44, was launched on 11 February, 2009 on a Proton M launcher operated by ILS. The spacecraft was produced by NPO PM named after Academician M. Reshetnev jointly with Thales Alenia Space under the order of Russian Satellite Communications Company.

The satellite is designed to provide TV & radio broadcasting, telephony, data transmission, multimedia, mobile communications and uniform coverage.

The Express-AM44 spacecraft is equipped with up-to-date antenna systems, that provide high-quality communications. The satellite provides coverage to the Europe, Middle-East, Africa regions and East coast of America.


Express-AM44 at 11° West

Express AM44 assembly1
Express AM44 assembly2
Express AM44 encapsulating1
Express AM44 encapsulating2
Express AM44 on ILS Proton rocket1
Express AM44 on ILS Proton rocket launch

Express-AM44 at 11° West

Coverage areas C-band Downlink Express-АМ44 (11° W)
Coverage areas Ku-band Steerable Beam1 Express-АМ44 (11° W)
Coverage areas Ku-band Steerable Beam2 Express-АМ44 (11° W)