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Kazakhstan: Proton-M successfully launches Inmarsat-5 F-3 satellite00:55

Kazakhstan: Proton-M successfully launches Inmarsat-5 F-3 satellite

Kazakhstan, Baikonur
August 28, 2015 at 10:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

An International Launch Services Proton rocket with a Breeze M upper stage launched the Inmarsat-5 F-3 communications satellite for the London-based communications company from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Friday.

The Inmarsat-5 F-3, developed by Boeing for the British satellite communications operator, is the last of Inmarsat's three fifth generation satellites. It will provide communication services in North and South America and in the Atlantic region.

The launch of the Inmarsat-5 F-3 satellite was delayed after two previous attempts failed on May 31 and on August 17.

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An International Launch Services Proton rocket with a Breeze M upper stage launched the Inmarsat-5 F-3 communications satellite for the London-based communications company from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Friday.

The Inmarsat-5 F-3, developed by Boeing for the British satellite communications operator, is the last of Inmarsat's three fifth generation satellites. It will provide communication services in North and South America and in the Atlantic region.

The launch of the Inmarsat-5 F-3 satellite was delayed after two previous attempts failed on May 31 and on August 17.

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