Mission typeCommunications
OperatorJSC KazSat
COSPAR ID2014-023B Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.39728
Mission duration15 years (planned)
9 years, 3 months and 21 days (in progress)
Spacecraft properties
Spacecraft typeEkspress
ManufacturerISS Reshetnev (bus)
Thales Alenia Space (payload)
Launch mass1,701 kg (3,750 lb)
Power5.8 kW
Start of mission
Launch date28 April 2014, 04:25:00 UTC[1]
RocketProton-M / Briz-M
Launch siteBaikonur, Site 81/24
ContractorKhrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
Entered serviceJune 2014
Orbital parameters
Reference systemGeocentric orbit
RegimeGeostationary orbit
Longitude58.5° East
Band28 Ku-band
Bandwidth36 and 54 MHz
Coverage areaKazakhstan

KazSat-3 (Kazakh: ҚазСат-3, QazSat-3) is a telecommunications satellite which was launched 28 April 2014 at 04:25:00 UTC from Cosmodrome Baikonur in Kazakhstan.[1][2] with a Proton-M launch vehicle.

KazSat-3 is designed for services of telecommunications, television broadcasting and high-speed Internet access in Kazakhstan and neighboring countries. The spacecraft is developed and produced under the contract with the Republican Center of Space Communication (RCSC) within the project of creating a republican national telecommunications and broadcasting space system.[3]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Launch Log". Jonathan's Space Report. 14 March 2021. Retrieved 28 April 2021.
  2. ^ "КАЗКОСМОС The launch of the "KazSat-3" satellite will be broadcast by representatives of more than 10 Kazakhstan's mass media". kazcosmos.gov.kz. Archived from the original on 1 February 2016. Retrieved 28 April 2021.
  3. ^ "Booster brings Kazakh telecom sat and Russia broadcasting sat on intermediate orbit". TASS. 28 April 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2021.