Launch Services Contract Secured For Eutelsat’s W4 Satellite

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 1, 2000 – International Launch Services (ILS), through its contracting entity Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services, has signed a contract with Eutelsat to launch the Eutelsat W4 communications satellite on the first Atlas III rocket. The launch is presently scheduled at Cape Canaveral Air Station, Florida,USA, for launch in late March/early April.


Atlas IIAS Successfully Launches EUTELSAT W3

CAPE CANAVERAL Air Station, Fla., April 12 1999 – A Lockheed Martin Astronautics Atlas IIAS rocket successfully launched the European W3 communication satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit this evening from Complex 36, Pad A. Liftoff occurred on time at 6:50 p.m. EDT. It was the second successful Atlas launch of 1999 from Cape Canaveral Air Station and the 43rd consecutive successful flight.


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