EUTELSAT 3D Satellite Arrives at the Baikonour Cosmodrome. Readies for ILS Proton Launch on May 14
The EUTELSAT 3D satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) arrived on
Weighing 5.4 tons at lift-off, EUTELSAT 3D has been built for Eutelsat by Thales Alenia Space using its established Spacebus 4000 platform. The satellite is designed to operate in orbit for 15 years.
With a baseline design equipping it to strengthen Eutelsat’s overall in-orbit flexibility and back-up from multiple orbital slots, EUTELSAT 3D will initially be located at the 3° East orbital position to address high-growth video, data, telecom and broadband markets. Through its configuration of Ku and Ka transponders connected to three footprints, the new satellite will serve customers in
The launch will be videostreamed live on http://www.eutelsat.com.
About Eutelsat Communications (http://www.eutelsat.com)
Eutelsat Communications is the holding company of Eutelsat S.A. With capacity commercialised on 30 satellites delivering reach of Europe, the
SOURCE Eutelsat Communications