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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Satellites Launched




MOSCOW -- Four U.S. communication satellites shot into orbit Monday evening aboard a Russian Soyuz booster rocket from the Baikonur launch pad in Kazakhstan, officials said.


The Globalstar satellites join a global mobile phone network. Four previous launches this year put 16 other Globalstar satellites into orbit, and two more launches were planned for the remainder of this year - one from Baikonur and one from the United States.