Three Large Satellites Launched On Two Rockets In One Afternoon
Frank Morring, Jr. (Washington)May 30, 2011
Large telecommunications satellites built in India, Japan and the U.S. are en route to their operational orbital slots after Proton and Ariane 5 launches on May 20 only 1 hr., 23 min. apart. A Proton M/Breeze M carrying the Telstar 14R/Estrela do Sul 2 spacecraft, built by Space Systems/Loral for...
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