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Shin Satellite Accelerates Thaicom 5 Launch Plans

By | September 27, 2004

      Following the discovery of glitch in the Thaicom 3 satellite that could result in that bird’s failure, Satellite Today discovered that Shin Satellite PLC is pushing plans to launch its Thaicom 5 satellite ahead by four years, to 2006. According to reports, Shin is considering three companies – Aeropatiale, Boeing Satellite Systems and Space Systems/Loral – to build the satellite.

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