Proton/Block DM Launches NIMIQ

MOSCOW, May 21 1999 – A Proton rocket lifted off this morning from Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Republic of Kazakhstan at 4:30 a.m (6:30 p.m. USA and Canada EDT, May 20), carrying Telesat Canada’s NIMIQ satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit.


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