Atlas Rocket Successfully Launches TEMPO Satellite

CAPE CANAVERAL Air Station, Fla., March 8, 1997 – A Lockheed Martin Atlas IIA rocket, designated AC-128, successfully launched the TEMPO direct broadcast satellite into geosynchronous transfer orbit early this morning from Complex 36A at Cape Canaveral Air Station (CCAS), FL. It was the 29th consecutive successful Atlas launch from CCAS and the second Atlas launch of 1997.


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