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April 24th, 2011
KazSat-2 Satellite to Be Launched in June 2011

During an on-line conference, the KazCosmos chairman, Talgat Mussabayev announced that the launch of the KazSat-2 satellite is scheduled for June 10, 2011. The previous launch date was March 30th, but the spacecraft was found to be not ready for the launch. Talgat Mussabayev, KazCosmos Chairman: – Our specialists found some serious shortcomings during scheduled stage-by-stage commissioning of the satellite. Now, the satellite is being improved. They asked us to move the launch date to June the 10th this year. The Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Centre is now suffering losses in fines for shifting dates.  Read More