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Israel Launch Of AMOS 4 Satellite Successful
2013-09-02 04:35:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Israel’s top aerospace and defense company has reportedly launched the “largest and most sophisticated” communications satellite in the country’s history. According to the Associated Press (AP), state-owned Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. said it had launched the Amos 4 satellite from a Russian-owned launch base in Kazakhstan on Saturday. The Amos 4 was sent into space from the Zenit launching pad in Baikonur at...

SpaceX To Launch Israeli Communications Satellite For Spacecom
2013-01-30 11:08:27

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is beginning 2013 by adding another contract to its growing launch portfolio. Building on the impressive 14 signed launch contracts by the end of last year, the company that was behind a landmark resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in October, has now signed a new contract to launch an Israeli communications satellite in 2015. Partnering with Space Communication Ltd....

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. of Long Beach, Calif. -- and Russian Soyuz rockets launched from Europe's equatorial spaceport. Amos-3's owner, Spacecom of Tel Aviv, confirmed that the...

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