Russian Proton Orbits First Angolan Satellite


Credit: Roscosmos
A Russian Proton heavy rocket has successfully orbited the first Angolan telecommunication satellite. The Angosat-2 spacecraft was launched atop the Russian vehicle at 11 a.m. EDT on Oct. 12 from Baikonur spaceport in Kazakhstan and delivered via DM-03 booster to geostationary orbit in about 7 hr...

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