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Multimedia Available: ILS Proton Successfully Launches AMC-9 Satellite

By SpaceRef Editor
June 7, 2003
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A Proton rocket successfully placed the AMC-9 satellite into orbit
this morning for Alcatel Space and SES AMERICOM. The launch was
conducted by the U.S.-Russian joint venture International Launch
Services (ILS).

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