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launch of Ariane 5 flight VA216
2014-03-25 05:49:47

An Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecom satellites, Astra-5B and Amazonas-4A, into their planned transfer orbits.

2008-06-24 15:02:54

MEXICO CITY, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Satelites Mexicanos S.A.B. de C.V. (Satmex) today announced that it has issued an Authorization To Proceed (ATP) with the construction of Satmex 7 to Space Systems/Loral (SS/L). The new satellite will provide Fixed Satellite Services (FSS) in the Americas.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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