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Y1B | Breeze M MECO 3, 4 and APT

April 23, 2012 10:32 pm (GMT)
ILS Communications Team

We have confirmed that the Breeze M upper stage has successfully completed its 3rd & 4th burns, as well as jettisoning its additional propellant tank. The vehicle is now in a 5-hour coast period, during which we will have nothing to report. The 5th burn is scheduled to start around 3:11 a.m. EDT, or 07:11 GMT. Separation of Y1B spacecraft is scheduled to follow the 5th burn completion by about 12 minutes.

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