Arianespace and Lockheed Martin put two heavy communications satellites into geostationary transfer orbits in back-to-back Ariane and Atlas launches Friday from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou and Cape Canaveral, Fla. Less than two hours separated launch of Eutelsat's Hot Bird 4 direct broadcast satellite and the Intelsat 806 platform, which will beam television to more than 2,000 cable television providers in Latin America. First off the pad was Hot Bird 4, launched from ...


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