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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Satellite Launched

MOSCOW -- A Russian booster rocket was launched Friday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to put a Luxembourg communications satellite into orbit, Itar-Tass reported.

The Proton-K booster was to carry the 3,700-kilogram Astra-1H satellite into an orbit some 37,000 kilometers above the earth, Itar-Tass reported.