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Amos-4 launch on Space International Services’ Zenit-3 SLB will be largest satellite to date on that rocket

21 Mar 2013, 11:53 UTC
Amos-4 launch on Space International Services’ Zenit-3 SLB will be largest satellite to date on that rocket
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The joint Russian-Ukrainian launch provider, Space International Services (SIS) which offers “land launch” Zenit rocket launches from the Baikonur Space Center near Tyuratam in Kazakhstan, has confirmed that the Amos-4 communication satellite, at 4.2 tons, will be the heaviest satellite launch to date by the Zenit-3SLB launch vehicle. The launch is planned for later this year. Amos-4 will offer customers Direct-To-Home (DTH), video distribution, VSAT communications and broadband Internet.

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