SES-1 geo sat launch on Apr 24

From: Kevin Fetter (kfetter@yahoo.com)
Date: Mon Apr 19 2010 - 22:40:03 UTC

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    At 11:19 utc, a proton rocket is scheduled to liftoff, with the SES-1 geo sat, which will be located at 101 degrees West. SES-1 is built by orbital science, it's one of there STAR 2.4 bus series. 
    
    Info on the satellite.
    
    http://www.orbital.com/NewsInfo/MissionUpdates/SES-1/
    
    Looking forward to another nice geo sat in orbit, image of it
    
    http://www.orbital.com/images/Low/SES1_low.jpg
    
    What a nice antenna surface it has :)
    
    Launch Webcast at
    
    http://amc4r42410.imgondemand.com/
    
    There will be 37 apt's in orbit, after this launch.
    
    Kevin
    
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