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Russia launches US radio satellite: report

by Staff Writers
Moscow (AFP) July 1, 2009
Russia successfully launched Tuesday a US radio satellite from Russia's Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, Russian news agencies reported.

The Proton-M rocket carrying the Sirius-FM5 satellite "successfully blasted off and shortly after placed it on the sub-orbital trajectory," space officials quoted by Interfax said.

The satellite will fully detach from the rocket's engine block nine hours after, officials added.

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