View Full Version : Proton Launches ARABSAT Broadcast Satellite

2006-Nov-09, 05:56 PM
A Russian Proton rocket lifted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome Wednesday, carrying a ARABSAT BADR-4 broadcast satellite. The Proton lifted off at 20:01 UTC (3:01 pm EST), and placed the BADR-4 satellite into a geosynchronous transfer orbit a few minutes later. The satellite is a Eurostar E2000+ model, and will provide voice, broadband and television services the Middle East and North Africa region.

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