Russia orbits U.S. telecoms satellite

Russia orbits U.S. telecoms satellite

There are 4 comments on the en.rian.ru story from Mar 21, 2010, titled Russia orbits U.S. telecoms satellite. In it, en.rian.ru reports that:

A Russian carrier rocket put a U.S. telecommunications satellite into orbit on Sunday morning, the Russian Space Agency Roscosmos said.

"The Proton-M rocket successfully put the EchoStar 14 satellite into orbit at 06.36 Moscow time [02.36 GMT] on Sunday," a Roscosmos spokesman told RIA Novosti.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at en.rian.ru.

“Dimitri at the races in Russia”

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#1 Mar 21, 2010
How do you feel when you see Russians are putting US satellites into orbit ?
Are those Yankees so impuissant that they are not capable to construct their own ?

“bless the USA”

Since: Apr 07

Location hidden

#2 Mar 21, 2010
This was a commercial launch, so the satellite company probably went with the low bid. Availability of a launch rocket, launch pad, and tracking is at a premium here at the moment. However, Russia has some fine launch rockets. Space shows we can work together, and that is a good thing.

“Dimitri at the races in Russia”

Since: Jan 10

Location hidden

#3 Mar 21, 2010
yes, US and Russia work together.
Perhaps, ukrainkas are sweeping the mess afterwards ?

“bless the USA”

Since: Apr 07

Location hidden

#4 Mar 22, 2010

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

DISH Network Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
211z out put connections May 15 vernatod 1
Dish refusal to keep my account info private is... Mar '16 chezzie 7 2
NBCU Warns Viewers About Dish Impasse Losing Ch... Mar '16 AngryDishCustomer 1
Dish Network literally forced me to Direct TV (Sep '14) Jan '16 jerry carter 5
News DISH Subscriber Information Guide Jan '16 Ladyreese 1
cbs Jan '16 mavritykel 1
Dish Network $50 off coupon code (Apr '14) Dec '15 aobero4 13
More from around the web