Turkey Sends Satellite Into Orbit

  • Middle East Newsline
  • June 16, 2008
ANKARA [MENL] -- A Turkish telecommunications satellite has been placed into
space orbit.
A French-origin Ariane-5 rocket fired a Turkish telecommunications
satellite, TurkSat-3A, into orbit. The rocket, which also carried a British
military satellite, took off on June 12 from the European Space Agency in
Kourou in French Guiana on the northeast coast of South America.
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