Astra 1N Launched

A new satellite for the UK launched last night when Astra 1N was placed into orbit by Ariane Spaceflight 203, using an Ariane 5 rocket. The 45th consecutive successful Ariane 5 launch placed Astra 1N and Japan’s BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R into transfer orbits at 11.52pm BST. Astra 1N, weighing 5,350kg and built on the EADS-Astrium Eurostar 3000 […]

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