PDA

View Full Version : Proton Launches Canadian Satellite



Fraser
2005-Dec-06, 07:09 PM
SUMMARY: A Russian-built Proton M rocket launched a Canadian Nimiq2 rocket on Sunday evening. The rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 2317 GMT (6:17pm EST), and released the satellite into a transfer orbit 6 hours, 53 minutes later. Nimiq 2 will provide direct broadcasting services across Canada.

View full article (http://www.universetoday.com/am/publish/article_242.html)
What do you think about this story? post your comments below.