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ILS Ready For Monday Launch of UFO F-11 For Navy

By | December 12, 2003

      International Launch Services is scheduled to launch the Ultra-High Frequency Follow-On (UFO) F-11mobile communications satellite for the U.S. Navy onboard an Atlas III at 9:38 p.m. EST on Dec. 15 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The 6,705 pound satellite, manufactured by Boeing Satellite Systems, will be placed into geosynchronous orbit.

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