Proton Successfully Launches Telstar 6 Satellite

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 1999 – A Proton rocket lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in the Republic of Kazakhstan at 10:12 a.m. Baikonur time this morning (12:12 a.m. EST) carrying Loral Skynet’s Telstar 6 communications satellite to geosynchronous transfer orbit.


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