Communications Satellite

Blagovest-11L (Cosmos 2520) a series of four planned communications satellites for Russia’s internal services, which includes several other projects.

Name of SatelliteBlagovest-11L (Cosmos 2520)
ContractorISS Reshetnev
Country of ContractorRussia
Launch Mass (kg.)3 000
Class of OrbitGEO
Perigee (km)35 781
Expected Lifetime (yrs.)15
Date of Launch16.08.2017
Launch SiteBaikonur Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleProton
COSPAR Number2017-046A
NORAD Number42907

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


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