KU Band Yamal 402

Service available in these Countries:
Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, France, Greece, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Croatia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Macedonia, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Austria, United Kingdom, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Georgia, United States of America Iraq, Iran, Israel, Yemen, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia

Satellite and Service Information

  • Orbit Location = 55° East
  • Payload Power => 10kW
  • Capacity = up to 2.3 GHz

Yamal 402 is a Communications Satellite operated by Gazprom Space Systems and was manufactured by Thales Alenia Space, France and launched on 8 december 2012.  The 10kW Communications Payload consists of 46 Ku-Band transponders forming four fixed communications beams: a Russian beam, a Northern, Southern and a European Beam. Yamal 402 also features a steerable beam. It’s use is for TV broadcast as well as communication channels, point-to-point connection and VSAT (iDirect, Newtec, UHP, Comtech) networks for  corporate customers.


Satellite Name: Yamal 402 (Yamal 402 KU)
Status: active
Position: 55° E (54.9° E)
NORAD: 39022
Cospar number: 2012-070A
Operator: Gazprom Space Systems
Launch date: 8-Dec-2012
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch vehicle: Proton M
Launch mass (kg): 4463
Dry mass (kg):
Manufacturer: Thales Alenia Space
Model (bus): Spacebus-4000C3
Orbit: GEO
Expected lifetime: 15 yrs.
Call sign:
Beacon(s): 11459.5RHCP, 12500RHCP

46 Ku-band transponders. Due to partial launch failure the satellite was released at lower orbit than expected and the apogee motor fuel was used to boost it to the right orbit. Therefore the expected lifetime is reduced to 11 years.

Minimal required VSAT equipment:


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