ILS Launches Thor 5 Satellite For Telenor

By | February 11, 2008 | Broadcasting, Satellite News Feed

[Satellite Today – 2-11-08] A Proton Breeze M carrying the Thor 5 satellite has been launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, International Launch Services (ILS) announced Feb. 11.
    Thor 5 is Telenor Satellite Broadcasting‘s first satellite in its replacement and expansion program and will operate at 1°West to deliver broadcast and interactive services across the Nordic region, Europe and the Middle East for Telenor Satellite Broadcasting of Norway.
    Thor 5 is a Star 2 model built by Orbital Sciences Corp., which contracted for the launch with ILS.

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