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2010-10-28 12:35:00

LONG BEACH, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea Launch Company has successfully completed its Chapter 11 reorganization process, effective October 27, 2010.

2009-03-31 12:10:00

Strong demand for Ku-band coverage of Africa and the Atlantic Ocean Region builds growing utilization of Telesat's newest satellite OTTAWA, March 31 /PRNewswire/ - Telesat, the world's fourth-largest fixed satellite service operator, announced today that it has begun commercial service on its state-of-the-art Telstar 11N satellite.

2008-10-31 18:00:10

Russian space technicians are preparing to launch a Ukrainian-built rocket containing a U.S. Telstar telecom satellite, Russia's space agency said Friday.

2008-07-16 21:00:09

KOROLYOV, Moscow region. July 16 (Interfax-AVN) - A Russian- Ukrainian Zenit-3SL rocket and its upper stage DM have successfully put the U.S. satellite EchoStar XI into orbit with an altitude of 36,000 kilometers.

2008-04-28 16:41:38

PARIS -- Israel's Amos-3 telecommunications satellite was placed successfully into geostationary orbit on Monday aboard the inaugural flight of the Russian-Ukrainian Land Launch system, setting the stage for what satellite-fleet operators hope will be a lively competition between Land Launch -- affiliated with Sea Launch Co.


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