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Russia Launches Canadian Telecoms Satellite

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 12:46 AM

Russia Launches Canadian Telecoms Satellite


RIA Novosti said:

MOSCOW, April 15 (RIA Novosti) - Russia’s Proton-M carrier rocket carrying a Canadian telecommunications satellite Anik-G1 blasted off on Monday from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan, the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos reported.

“The Proton-M carrier rocket lifted off as scheduled – at 10.36 pm Moscow time [18:36 GMT],” Roscosmos said. “The separation of the Anik-G1 satellite from the Briz-M booster is expected at 07.49 am Moscow time [03:49 GMT] on Tuesday.”

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 03:19 PM


Rocket Launch | ANIK G1 | ILS Proton

ILS Proton Rocket launch of the Anik G1 satellite for Telesat. Satellite built by Space Systems/Loral. Launch: 16 April, 2013 Baikonur.


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