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2003-Dec-29, 05:06 AM
SUMMARY: A Soyuz rocket with a Fregat upper stage successfully launched Israel's AMOS 2 telecommunications satellite on Saturday. The launch occurred at 2130 UTC (4:30 pm EST) from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, and was jointly managed by Arianespace and Starsem. AMOS 2 will supply the Middle East, Europe and Eastern US with satellite broadcasting. This was the 1,684th mission for the Soyuz family of vehicles.

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2003-Dec-29, 05:13 AM
I bet Dish Network will get this new channels first :lol:, then Comcast... :lol: