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Next-Generation Satellite Prepared for Launch
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Uploader comment: The Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-K) spacecraft is part of the next-generation series in the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System, a constellation of space-based communication satellites providing tracking, telemetry, command and high-bandwidth data return services. Launch of the TDRS-K on the Atlas V rocket is planned for January 29, 2013.

   

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