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Russia’s Express-АМ7 satellite now in orbit

PuskThe Russian Satellite Communication Company’s (RSCC’s) new communications and broadcasting satellite, Express-АМ7, is now in orbit. 

The satellite launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome yesterday on a Proton-M rocket, and separated from the Breeze-M Upper Stage this morning.

Express-АМ7 is now due to be transferred to its 40˚ East geostationary orbit slot, where it will provide coverage over Russia, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia.

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