Skip to comments.Russia Prepares To Launch US Telecoms Satellite
Posted on 02/13/2010 10:26:28 PM PST by gibtx2
Obama Commercial Space Business?
Russia Prepares To Launch US Telecoms Satellite
File image. Proton-M launch. by Staff Writers Moscow, Russia (RIA Novosti) Feb 10, 2010 A Russian Proton-M rocket carrying a U.S. telecommunications satellite has been delivered to a launch pad at the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan in preparation for the February 12 launch. The carrier rocket will put into orbit the Intelsat-16 satellite, which was developed by Orbital Sciences Corporation for the Intelsat Ltd., a leading provider of satellite services worldwide.
The Intelsat-16 satellite is equipped with 24 transponders and will provide telecommunications services to customers in Brazil and Mexico.
Intelsat Ltd. operates the world's most extensive satellite network, comprising over 50 satellites.
Russia last launched an Intelsat satellite in December last yea
(Excerpt) Read more at space-travel.com ...
Since NASA is getting out of the space business...
yep so someone else will do the launching and exploring..
Lyndon Johnson recognized space as the “high ground”. This entire way of thinking is completely unknown to Obama, and even if it weren’t, what would he care? It’s sickening.
Even Sun Tsu knew that the high ground prevents wars ... he live thousands of years ago in China ... rode a horse.. conquered most of their known world.
Apollo-Soyuz.... ala 2010.
Obama waits for Floyd’s used Rockets & Bait shop to make a sale.
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