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Eutelsat 9B satellite launch delayed

Friday 22 January 2016 | 09:56 CET | News
The launch of the ILS Proton rocket with the Eutelsat 9B satellite was delayed due to weather-related logistical issues, ILS announced. Launch vehicle processing continues without any technical issues and the satellite remains in a safe configuration at the launch site. Lift-off of the five-ton satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space was rescheduled for 30 January at 04:20hrs local time in Baikonour, Kazakhstan. Eutelsat 9B will address high-growth broadcast markets through one pan-European footprint delivering wide coverage and four regional footprints serving Germany, Greece, Italy, and

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat
Countries: World
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