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Two Russian Satellites Readied for Launch

By | November 4, 2003

      The refueling of two Russian Yamal-200 telecommunications satellites has been completed at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, according to a report by the Russian news agency ITAR-TASS. This week, final checks will be performed on the Yamal satellites. The two spacecraft are set to be launched on Nov. 20 aboard a Proton-K rocket.

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