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    FM-5 At Baikonur Cosmodrome July launch

    was wondering when it would make do to delay caused by a loral sub-contractor.

    May 27. Kazakhstan Today - The plane An-124 Ruslan had landed at Yubileyny airport of the Baikonur cosmodrome on May, 26th at 10.10 Astana time, which delivered the American telecommunication satellite Sirius FM5 to the cosmodrome (Radiosat 5, Sirius-Radio FM-5), the agency reports citing Roscosmos press service.

    According to the press service, after all the customs procedures, the satellite was transported to the assembly and testing hangar of the platform 92А-50, where it will be prepared for launch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tim wallick View Post
    was wondering when it would make do to delay caused by a loral sub-contractor.
    Do we have the final word on whether this launch was mostly prepaid for? Irish and John were talking about it, and Irish had shown expeditures associated with their launches that came to around 70 or 90 million only left to pay for both launches.

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    this ones all paid for...and could get up to fifteen million back from loral on the delay

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    Quote Originally Posted by tim wallick View Post
    this ones all paid for...and could get up to fifteen million back from loral on the delay
    Nice...
    And I believe the next launch is mostly paid too.

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