Argentina's 2nd satellite to launch in September

Wednesday 12 August 2015 | 16:04 CET | News
Argentina plans to launch its second geostationary satellite in September. Arsat-2 is currently undergoing final checks and will be flown to its launch site in French Guiana on 18 August, the IT and communications ministry said.

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