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[jamsat-news:1256] Special ANS Release
SB SAT @ AMSAT $ANS-104.01
SPECIAL ANS RELEASE
ARIANESPACE ARIANE FLIGHT 506 DELAYED
AMSAT NEWS SPECIAL BULLETIN 104.01 FROM AMSAT HQ
SILVER SPRING, MD, APRIL 13, 2000
TO ALL RADIO AMATEURS
ANS has learned that the launch of Arianespace Ariane 506 (Flight 130)
with the Astra-2B and GE-7 communication satellites from Kourou, French
Guiana has been delayed. The launch, originally scheduled for
May 23, 2000 has been rescheduled for late July.
At this time AMSAT-NA and AMSAT-DL are unaware of what effect this
delay will have concerning the launch of the Phase 3D satellite.
Stay tuned to ANS for more information as it becomes available.
[ANS thanks Florida Today, Arianespace and AMSAT-NA Vice President
Robin Haighton, VE3FRH, for this information]
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