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Express-A2 translated to 145 degrees East slot

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On 29 August 2014, specialists from RSCC Orbital Constellation Operation Service, Ground Control and Automated Monitoring and Measuring System completed the translation of Express-A2 to the 145 degrees East slot on the geostationary orbit.

Express-A2 was built on the RSCC order by the JSC ISS Reshetnev Company (formerly Applied Mechanics Company). Launched on 12 March 2000, it was commissioned on 25 May 2000. Prior to its current relocation to 145E, Express-A2 operated from the 80 and 103 degrees East.