Hylas-1 Satellite Readied For Launch From European Spaceport

Kourou, French Guiana (SPX) Oct 21, 2010 ![][1] The Hylas-1 telecommunications satellite has arrived at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. Its next journey will be to space, on an Ariane 5 launcher towards its operational orbit nearly 36 000 km up. The Antonov An-124 cargo jetliner bringing Hylas-1 from Bangalore, India, touched down at Rochambeau airport near the capital Cayenne late in the evening of 11 October. The satellite

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