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Russia to launch US communications satellite on July 11

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An artistic representation of Globalstar-2 communications satellite

MOSCOW (BNS): Russian space agency announced Saturday to launch six US Globalstar-2 communications satellites from Soyuz-2.1a space carrier on July 11, a media report said.

According to RIA Novosti, the spacecraft equipped with a Fregat booster is scheduled to blast off at 0258 hrs GMT from the Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan.

Globalstar is a low-earth orbit (LEO) satellite-based telecommunications system founded by US-based Loral Corporation and Qualcomm Inc.

It provides high-quality satellite voice and data services across North America, and to over 120 countries worldwide, it said.


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