Press Release

ILS’ Atlas III Launch of MBSAT Satellite Postponed for 24 Hours

By SpaceRef Editor
March 10, 2004
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International Launch Services has rescheduled the launch of the
MBSAT satellite on an Atlas III rocket, AC-202, to 12:40 a.m. EST
Saturday. The one-day extension was granted at the request of Space
Systems/Loral for administrative purposes.

The Atlas III launch vehicle remains ready for launch.

MBSAT will provide mobile communications in Japan and Korea.

For updated status, please check the ILS website,, or the ILS U.S. domestic Launch Hotline at

SpaceRef staff editor.