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Satellite Name: Luch 5A (Loutch-5A, Луч-5А)
Status: active
Position: 167° E (167° E)
NORAD: 37951
Cospar number: 2011-074B
Operator: Roscosmos (Russian Federal Space Agency)
Launch date: 11-Dec-2011
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Proton M
Launch mass (kg): 1140
Dry mass (kg): 950
Manufacturer: ISS Reshetnev
Model (bus): Express-1000A
Orbit: Inclined
Expected lifetime: 10+ yrs.
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7 Ku and S band transponders to relay commands and data to and from the LEO satellites, to provide secure Presidential communication links, command relay to rockets and spacecrafts, support communications with ISS, as well as COSPAS-SARSAT search and rescue system support. Planned to be moved to 167 East orbital slot.
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