Communication Satellite

First satellite for Turkmenistan in space

A launch of Falcon 9 in September 2013 (Image: U.S. Air Force)

After waiting 49 minutes for clouds to thin out, the Falcon 9 rocket lifted off into space with a satellite for Turkmenistan from Cape Canaveral spaceport this Monday (April 27). The communication satellite is the Central Asian nation's first satellite. Thales officials said the satellite was healthy and transmitting signals after the launch.

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Azerspace: Azerbaijan's first satellite to be launched

Azerbaijan's first satellite Azerspace/Africasat-1a will be launched on 7 February 2013 with the Ariane 5 rocket from the spaceport in French Guiana. The pre-launch checkout is underway, as Satnews reported.

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