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Space Systems/Loral Signs With Sea Launch

By | September 13, 2000

      Space Systems/Loral, a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications [LOR] has signed an agreement with Sea Launch to launch the Telstar 8 satellite in 2002.

      The rocket will lift the 5500-kg Telstar 8 into a geosynchronous transfer orbit. The bird will carry 92 transponders with a total end-of-life power of 16 kw. The payload will include Ku-band, C-band and Ka-band transponders, providing coverage across North and South America.

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