Airbus Defence, Space to build new satellites for Inmarsat

Wednesday 30 December 2015 | 15:37 CET | News
Airbus Defence and Space have been selected to design and develop the first two Inmarsat-6 (I-6) mobile communications satellites. The two I-6 satellites will be based on Airbus Defence and Space's Eurostar platform in its E3000e variant, which only uses electric propulsion for orbit raising. The technology enables a reduction in mass and will allow for a dual payload mission, with an exceptionally large next generation digitally processed payload.

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Companies: Inmarsat
Countries: World
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