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Laos to launch first satellite in 2015

VIENTIANE — Chinese contractors will launch Laos' first satellite next year, state media reported on Tuesday. 
China Asia-Pacific Mobile Telecommunications Satellite Company and another unnamed Chinese contractor have started production on the satellite, the Vientiane Times said.
It will be launched into an orbital slot of 128.5 degrees, the newspaper reported. Such slots are normally allocated by the International Telecommunications Union.