JSC Academician M.F. ReshetnevInformation Satellite Systems

New international contract of the JSC “ISS”

The JSC “Academician M.F. Reshetnev” Information Satellite Systems” negotiated a contract on development TELKOM-3 telecommunication spacecraft for PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk. communication operator.

New satellite will be manufactured at the JSC “ISS” on basis of Express-1000H platform. The mass of the spacecraft is 1600 kg, payload power is 5,6 kW. In addition, the Reshetnev Company will establish the ground control segment and provide operator with personnel training service and maintaining during the operation. According to the contract, the spacecraft will be injected into orbit in August 2011 by Proton-M carrier rocket and Briz booster.

The main subcontractor of the JSC “ISS” on developing TELKOM-3 spacecraft is the French division of Thales Alenia Space. The specialists of TAS will manufacture and deliver to Zheleznogorsk the payload module. The satellite will be equipped with 42 active transponders: 32 transponders of C-band and 10 transponders of Ku-band. It will allow covering Indonesia, Malaysia and South East Asia countries.