TS News - Ariane Launch Tomorrow

TELE-satellit News, 1 September 1997

Ariane Launch Tomorrow
  PARIS, France, 97/09/01 (TS) -- Arianespace will attempt to launch Hot
Bird-3 and Meteosat-7 aboard an Ariane 44LP rocket this coming Tuesday,
September 2nd during a launch window running from 6:16 p.m. to 6:57 p.m.
ET.  Hot Bird-3 is part of the second generation of Eutelsat satellites,
and it will provide digital and analogue broadcasts to Europe from 13
degrees East.  Meteosat-7 will provide meteorological services from O
degrees longitude.

  Coverage of the 99th Arianespace launch will begin at 5:45 p.m. ET on
Galaxy 4/11 C band.

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