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At the space launch facilities of Le Centre Spatial Guyanais, Kourou, in French Guyana. First attempt to launch the TV satellite Astra 3B and
ComsatBw2
, a communications satellite for the German Army.

Some of the fuel used to propel the satellites is so poisonous that fuel loading is done in fully protective suits.
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