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Rocket: Atlas 5 (AV-014)
Payload: ICO G1
Date: April 14, 2008
Window: 4:12-5:12 p.m. EDT (2012-2112 GMT)
Site: Complex 41, Cape Canaveral, Florida
Broadcast: Intelsat Galaxy 26, Transponder 7, C-band, 93° West

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Atlas launches ICO mobile communications satellite
Posted: April 14, 2008

The Atlas 5 rocket launches at 4:12 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral's Complex 41 to deliver into orbit the commercial ICO G1 mobile communications spacecraft.


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