Arabsat’s BADR-4 on schedule

November 6, 2006

International Launch Services (ILS) said today that it’s on schedule to launch Arabsat’s BADR-4 on Wednesday, 8th November from Launch Pad 39 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome.

BADR-4 will be launched by a Proton M/Breeze M at 20:01 Nov 8 GMT.

The BADR-4 satellite is an Astrium Eurostar E2000+ model, the third Eurostar satellite to be launched this year on Proton.

Live coverage on BADR-3 at 26E if you have a large enough dish, or are in the footprint of BADR-3.

Frequency: 11996
Polarisation: Horizontal
Symbol Rate: 27500
FEC: 3/4

Otherwise there is live internet coverage available at


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