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Ariane launch the biggest telecomunication satellite ever

July 2 2009 at 11:21 AM
Anonymous  (Login c-seven)
La Grande Armee (France)

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http://www.arianespace.com/news-mission-update/2009/609.asp

7 tons on geostationnary orbit. TerreStar-1 will deploy a impressive 18 metter diameter dish antena which will revolution telecomunications on North America.

Since its inception in 1980, Arianespace has signed over 290 launch contracts with 65 international operators, and has launched nearly two-thirds of the satellites in orbit today.

http://www.arianespace.com/news-press-release/2008/01-08-08-Arianespace-the-world-leader.asp

BTW first Soyouz rocket will be launched first weeks of 1010 from its new launch pad built in Kourou, French Guyana.




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