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Optus D3 satellite readying for launch

July 23, 2009

Optus D3 was delivered to Rochambeau International Airport near the capital city of Cayenne by a chartered cargo jetliner, which carried this Orbital Sciences Corporation-built spacecraft from its manufacturing facility in the United States. It is the third D-series satellite produced by Orbital Sciences for the Australian-based Optus telecommunications provider. The two previous spacecraft were […]