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2013-07-30 12:25:46

EUTELSAT 65 West A satellite operating in three frequency bands assembles exceptional levels of flexibilityfor video and broadband markets PARIS, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today confirmed the order of a new multi-mission high-capacity satellite designed to serve dynamically expanding video and broadband markets in Brazil and across Latin America. The company has selected Space Systems/Loral (SSL [http://www.ssloral.com ]) to...

2013-07-30 12:21:11

EUTELSAT 65 West A leverages SSL's extensive experience and opens new markets for Eutelsat in Brazil and Latin America PALO ALTO, CA, July 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected to provide a multi-mission satellite to Eutelsat, one of the world's leading satellite operators.  Leveraging SSL's long-term experience with high throughput payloads and satellites that serve multiple missions, the...

2013-07-29 08:28:52

PARIS, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The EUTELSAT 25B satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has arrived at the European spaceport in French Guiana and is now in final stages of preparation for launch by an Ariane 5 vehicle on August 29. Built by Space Systems/Loral [http://www.ssloral.com ] (SSL) this high-power, multi-mission satellite is jointly owned by Eutelsat and Es'hailSat from Qatar. It will be operated at the 25.5degree(s) East orbital...

2013-07-29 08:21:06

SSL-built satellite will serve two operators with TV broadcasting, telecommunications and government services PALO ALTO, CA, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that the high power, multi-mission satellite it designed and built for Eutelsat Communications and Es'hailSat, has arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it is planned for launch aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by...

Alphasat Launches Successfully
2013-07-26 08:23:34

[ Watch the Video: Alphasat Liftoff Replay ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Space Agency's (ESA) biggest and most advanced satellite was successfully launched into orbit yesterday from Kourou, French Guiana, the international agency said. Lifting off at 3:54 pm EST, an Ariane 5 ECA rocket blasted into space - placing the Alphasat satellite in orbit 28 minutes later. At 4:38, the ESA began picking Alphasat's signal, a statement said. Alphasat's...

2013-07-02 12:33:29

PARIS, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Group organisation strengthened with the nomination of Raphael Mussalian as Chief Technical Officer and David Bair (former CTO) as CEO of Eutelsat America Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced appointments that further strengthen its management and optimise the distribution of skills across the Group. Antoine Castarede will join Eutelsat on September 1 as the Group's Chief Financial Officer (CFO). With...

2013-07-02 08:24:02

New agreement to develop DTH broadcasting from 56° East PARIS, July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) today announced the extension of agreements with RSCC (the Russian Satellite Communications Company) for capacity on future RSCC satellites designed to serve Russia's vibrant market for digital broadcasting and broadband services. Building on leases signed in November 2012 for capacity on RSCC satellites to be launched to 140degree(s)...

2013-06-25 08:37:01

BRUSSELS, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In its Annual General Meeting, the Board of the European Satellite Operators Association (ESOA) today elected Michel de Rosen, CEO of Eutelsat, as its new Chairman of the Board. Dave McGlade, CEO of Intelsat, was re-elected first Vice-Chairman and Rupert Pearce, CEO of Inmarsat, was elected second Vice-Chairman. Michel de Rosen succeeds Cato Halsaa, former CEO of Telenor, as Chairman of ESOA. In thanking Cato he said: "During the...

Africa Using Satellites For Banking
2013-06-20 12:14:14

ESA Satellites are making it possible to transfer money between remote locations in sub-Saharan African countries that are otherwise unconnected to the outside world. An ESA project looking at ways to use satellites for services in developing nations where land networks are simply impossible or non-existent gave rise to the Agency´s SatFinAfrica pilot project in 2011. It was so successful that a company called SatADSL was set up in Belgium early last year to provide satcom for...

2013-06-19 16:27:54

Eutelsat satellite deployments to optimise capacity at the HOT BIRD position at 13° East and at 7/8° West PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The EUTELSAT 3D satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) went into full commercial service this morning at 3degree(s) East with all traffic transferred overnight from EUTELSAT 3C onto the new satellite. With 33 operational transponders (32 Ku transponders of which 15 are 72 MHz and one 108 MHz Ka transponder),...


Latest communications satellites Reference Libraries

sts-51a
2012-03-10 08:40:54

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 8, 1984 at 7:15 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on November 16 at 6:59 AM EST. The shuttle orbited 127 times at an altitude of 185 nautical miles at an angle of 28.5 degrees and travelled 3.3 million miles. The mission lasted 7 days, 23 hours, 44 minutes, and 56 seconds. The Canadian communications satellite TELESAT-H (ANIK), attached to Payload Assist Module-D (PAM-D) was deployed into geosynchronous orbit on flight day two. On the...

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