Once arrived at the Baikonur telecommunications satellite

Spacecraft "Yamal-402" delivered today at the Baikonur Cosmodrome (aerodrome "Jubilee") aircraft An-124-100 ("Ruslan"). After unloading the satellite will be installed on the transport platform and transported to the Baikonur pad 92A / There he will begin to prepare for the launch, scheduled for December of this year, the press service of the Russian Space Agency. Telecommunications satellite "Yamal-402" will have to fill up the grouping of domestic communications satellites and provide coverage to the territory of Russia, as well as Western and Central Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The spacecraft has 12 transponders of 72 MHz and 16 transponders of 54 MHz in the standard Ku-band transponders and 18 to 36 MHz in the "planned" bands of the Ku-band. Thus, the total capacity of the spacecraft "Yamal-402" is 46 or 66 physical transponders transponders equivalent to 36 MHz. Spacecraft "Yamal-402" was created by OAO "Gazprom — Space Systems"

Photo: http://www.gascom.ru/ru/new_projects/yamal_300/background/

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