Mexico will launch its Morelos-3 communications satellite on an Atlas V “as early as 2015,” the first commercial mission for the big, Russian-powered U.S. rocket since November 2009. Also known as Mexsat-2, Morelos-3 will be a Boeing 702HP spacecraft placed at 116.8 deg. W. Long. It is to be the third in a constellation of communications platforms owed by Mexico’s Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes, a government agency, and operated by Telecommunicaciones de Mexico. The ...


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