Five Satelites Arrive at Baikonur

By Keith Cowing
December 7, 2002
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Five satellites recently arrived at Baikonur and are being prepared their launch later this month. The satellites will be launched by a modified SS-18. The satellites are: UniSat-2 (Italy), SaudiSat-U (Saudi Arabia), Rubin-2 (Germany), LatinSat-A and LatinSat-B (USA). They will be launched on 20 Dec 2002 into a 650 km orbit at 65 degrees inclination.

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