Mission typeCommunications
OperatorJSC KazSat
COSPAR ID2014-023B Edit this at Wikidata
SATCAT no.39728
Mission duration15 years (planned)
8 years, 8 months and 6 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.