Proton Successfully Launches AsiaSat 3S Satellite

MOSCOW, March 21, 1999 – A Proton rocket lifted off this morning from Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Republic of Kazakhstan at 5:09:30 a.m (8:09:30 a.m. Hong Kong, 7:09:30 p.m. USA EST, March 20) successfully carrying the AsiaSat 3S commercial communications satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit.


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