AC-124 Successfully Launches EUTELSAT HOT BIRD 2

CAPE CANAVERAL Air Station, Fla., Nov. 21, 1996 – A Lockheed Martin Astronautics Atlas IIA rocket successfully launched the HOT BIRD 2 television broadcast satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit this afternoon from Complex 36, Pad B. It was the sixth successful Atlas launch of 1996 from Cape Canaveral Air Station and the 26th consecutive successful flight.


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