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Title    : Delta 2 Finds Relief in Routine
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Delta 2 Finds Relief in Routine
Cape Canaveral - July 25, 1999 - A Boeing Delta II successfully launched
four more Globalstars marking the third Delta launch for the new LEO
constellation in 45 days.
Today's launch at 3:46 a.m. EDT brings to 32 the total number of satellites
composing the emerging global telephony operating system. In total, Delta II
rockets have placed 20 of the orbiting satellites into space with five

"The past six weeks have been very successful for Boeing and for our
customers Space Systems/Loral and Globalstar," said Darryl Van Dorn, Boeing
director of NASA and commercial Delta programs. "We've been able to launch
one fourth of the Globalstar satellites into orbit during this time, and we
look forward to continued success in this effort."

The next Delta II Globalstar launch, scheduled for mid-August, will mark the
final four of the 16 Globalstar satellites to be placed into orbit within a
70-day period by Boeing Delta rockets.

The Delta II is manufactured in Huntington Beach, Calif., with final assembly
in Pueblo, Colo., and is powered by the RS-27A engine built by Boeing in
Canoga Park, Calif. Alliant Techsystems, Magna, Utah, builds the graphite
epoxy motors for boost assist. Aerojet, Sacramento, Calif., manufactures the
second-stage engine; and AlliedSignal, Teterboro, N.J., builds the guidance
and flight control system.

The Globalstar network is a planned constellation of 48 satellites orbiting
at 764 nautical miles (1414 km) above the Earth that will supply global
mobile telephony service.





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