RUSSIA'S PROTON launch vehicle will launch another television broadcast satellite for Europe's Societe Europeenne des Satelites (SES) late this year, adding another payload to the multi-launch contract between SES and International Launch Services, the joint venture that markets launches on Proton and the Lockheed Martin Atlas. The SES Astra 2A, a Hughes 601HP platform, will be placed at 28.2 degrees East longitude to broaden the Luxembourg-based satellite broadcasting concern's coverage of ...


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