Communications Satellite

Blagovest-13L – a series of four planned communications satellites for Russia’s internal services, which includes several other projects.

Name of SatelliteBlagovest-13L
ContractorISS Reshetnev
Country of ContractorRussia
Launch Mass (kg.)3 000
Class of OrbitGEO
Perigee (km)35 780
Expected Lifetime (yrs.)15
Date of Launch20.12.2018
Launch SiteBaikonur Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleProton
COSPAR Number2018-107A
NORAD Number43867

The spacecraft and payload were built by the Russian ICS Reshetnev on the basis of the Express-2000 bus .


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