Tuesday, 22 September 2009

Nimiq 5 Successfully Performs Post-Launch Manoeuvres

Space Systems/Loral has announced that Nimiq 5, a direct-to-home television satellite built for Telesat, is performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite's solar array deployed on schedule early Friday morning following its successful launch from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan aboard an ILS Proton Breeze M launch vehicle.


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