Hotbird 7
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Hotbird-7

Mission
HotBird 7

RAL Space Involvement
Environmental testing

Subject
Communications

Main Objectives
For direct television and radio broadcast across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Launch Date
11 Dec 2002

Contact 
Graham Toplis

Current Phase

Past

Description
Less than 5 minutes into the launch V157 suffered a flight malfuncton which led to the launcher being blown up by the Range Safety Officer, and the Hotbird 7 and Stentor satellites were destroyed in the ensuing explosion.

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