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Successful launch of EUTELSAT KONNECT
The EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite was successfully launched into Geostationary Transfer Orbit by Arianespace using an Ariane 5 rocket that lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, at 9.05 pm Universal Time (10.05 pm CET) on January 16.
Eutelsat selects all-electric satellite from Space Systems Loral to expand broadcasting in Africa, Middle East, Turkey
EUTELSAT 7C satellite to take capacity and flexibility at key 7° East video neighbourhood to new level Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) has entrusted Space Systems Loral (SSL) with the manufacture of a high-power broadcast satellite to serve markets in Africa, Europe, Middle East and Turkey.
EUTELSAT 115 West B goes live
EUTELSAT 115 West B, the first all-electric satellite of the Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) fleet has been fully powered up and is now providing services to customers across the Americas.
Elara scales up capacity on Eutelsat fleet with multi-satellite agreement for data services in Latin America
Elara Comunicaciones, a leading provider of telecommunications and technology services in Mexico, has once again boosted its capacity on the Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) fleet through a multi-year, multi-transponder and multi-satellite agreement with Eutelsat Americas that will allow Elara to provide data services in Mexico and across Latin America.
EUTELSAT 115 West B arrives in geostationary orbit
EUTELSAT 115 West B, the first all-electric satellite of the Eutelsat Communications’ (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) global fleet, has completed the ascent to geostationary orbit and today began in orbit tests. Eutelsat’s new satellite is scheduled to enter full commercial service in mid-October, one month ahead of schedule.
EUTELSAT 115 West B, world first all-electric satellite, begins ascent to geostationary orbit
Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that the xenon-ion thrusters of the all-electric EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite have been powered up, enabling the ascent from supersynchronous transfer orbit to geostationary orbit to be initiated as planned on 12 March. Eutelsat’s new satellite was launched by SpaceX on 1 March.
EUTELSAT 115 West B launched successfully into space
Eutelsat Communications announces the successful launch of the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite. The 2.2-tonne all-electric satellite built by Boeing was lofted into orbit on 1 March at 10.50 EST (03.50 UTC). It separated from the Falcon 9 launcher after a 35-minute flight, with telemetry subsequently received and processed at Boeing’s mission control centre in El Segundo, California.
EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite gears up for launch
First all-electric satellite on track for 1 March launch by SpaceX on a Falcon 9
EUTELSAT 115 West B stacked photo released in preparation for Q1 2015 launch
Eutelsat Communications announces a new milestone in the manufacturing of the EUTELSAT 115 West B satellite following successful pairing with its co-passenger satellite by prime contractor, Boeing Defense & Space. The satellite is on track for launch by Space X using the Falcon 9 launcher during the first quarter of 2015.