Israel successfully launches Amos 3 satellite from Kazakhstan

Israel successfully launched the Amos 3 communications satellite from Kazakhstan Monday morning. Takeoff had originally been slated for last, but was postponed until Monday due to a failure in its launching system. The satellite, which is to join the Amos 1 and 2 in space, will provide high-quality broadcasting and communications services to Europe, the Middle East and the East Coast of the United States.