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Fraser
2004-Jun-17, 04:59 PM
SUMMARY: A Russian-built Proton rocket successfully launched an Intelsat 10-02 communications satellite today from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan. The rocket lifted off on Thursday at 2227 UTC (6:27 am EDT), and began the 9-hour journey to reach geosynchronous orbit. When it begins operations in August, the Intelsat 10-02 satellite will provide television, data and other telecommunication services to Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

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