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12 September MEASAT-3b Successfully Launched
Kuala Lumpur, 12 September 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad ("MEASAT") announced today the successful launch of the MEASAT-3b satellite. The satellite lifted-off on an Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from European Space Port in Kourou, French Guiana at 6:05am MYT (7:05pm GFT).
   
11 September MEASAT-3b Launch Set at 5:21am 12 September MYT
Kuala Lumpur, 11 September 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the MEASAT-3b satellite will launch at 5:21am 12 September MYT (6:21pm 11 September GFT) from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
   
14 August MEASAT-3b Launch Date Confirmed For 12 September MYT
Kuala Lumpur, 14 August 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today the MEASAT-3b satellite has been scheduled for launch on 12 September MYT (11 September GFT) from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
   
05 June MEASAT-3b Launch Rescheduled To September
Kuala Lumpur, 05 June 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the launch of the MEASAT-3b satellite had been rescheduled to September 2014. MEASAT-3b will remain in storage at the European Spaceport, Kourou, French Guiana awaiting launch.
   
26 May Launch Carrying MEASAT-3b Delayed
Kuala Lumpur, 26 May 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the MEASAT-3b launch, earlier scheduled for 6 June GFT (7 June Kuala Lumpur time) has been postponed. The postponement was called after the manufacturer of the MEASAT-3b co-passenger requested time for repairs to their satellite.
   
23 May MEASAT-3b Launch Rescheduled To 6 June 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 23 May 2014 - MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the launch of the MEASAT-3b satellite, previously scheduled for 28 May 2014, had been rescheduled to 6 June 2014 GFT (7 June 2014 Kuala Lumpur time).
   
19 May MEASAT Welcomes Media To The World Class MEASAT Teleport And Broadcast Centre
Kuala Lumpur, 19 May 2014 - Today, leading emerging market satellite operator MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) hosted a media familiarisation tour of the world-class MEASAT Teleport and Broadcast Centre (MTBC) in Cyberjaya. The tour was held in preparation for the upcoming launch of the MEASAT-3b satellite.
     
29 April MEASAT-3b Launch Date Confirmed 28 May 2014
Kuala Lumpur, 29 April 2014: MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that the MEASAT-3b satellite is confirmed for launch on 28 May 2014 GFT (29 May 2014 Kuala Lumpur time). Manufactured by Airbus Defence and Space, the state-of-the-art MEASAT-3b satellite will be launched on an Ariane 5 ECA launch vehicle from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
     
26 April SMS Sultan Mahmud (Terengganu) Student Team Wins MEASAT-3B Launch Event School Competition
Kuala Lumpur, 26 April 2014 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) held a unique school competition today as part of its program to inspire and develop future leaders for the Malaysian satellite industry.
     
14 April MEASAT-3b Shipped to Launch Site
Kuala Lumpur, 14 April 2014 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) announced today that Airbus Defence and Space (“Airbus”) has successfully completed the final integration and testing of MEASAT-3b. The satellite left the Airbus Defence and Space facilities in Toulouse, France, and has been transported by air to Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite is due to be launched in the upcoming weeks by an Ariane 5 launcher. Launch and Early Orbit Phase operations will be conducted from the Airbus Defence and Space’s spacecraft control centre in Toulouse.