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Arianespace launches Arab and Indian telecom satellites on Ariane 5

Wednesday 6 February 2019 | 09:06 CET | News
Arianespace has announced the completion of the first Ariane 5 mission of 2019, successfully orbiting two telecommunications satellites for the operators KACST and Hellas Sat as well as for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The launch took place at 6pm on 05 February from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe's spaceport in French Guiana, said Arianespace, adding that the Saudi Geostationary Satellite 1/Hellas Sat 4 condosat for KACST and Hellas Sat is the first commercial satellite to use Lockheed Martin's new LM2100 platform.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arianespace / Hellas Sat
Countries: World
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