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Arianespace launches DSN-1/Superbird-8, Hylas 4 satellites

Friday 6 April 2018 | 12:18 CET | News
Arianespace successfully launched two telecommunications satellites, DSN-1/Superbird-8 for the Japanese operator Sky Perfect JSAT, and Hylas 4 for the British operator Avanti Communications. Arianespace's third launch of the year took place on 5 April at 6:34 p.m. (local time) from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. DSN-1/Superbird-8 is the 19th satellite launched by Arianespace for Sky Perfect JSAT. Arianespace has two more Sky Perfect JSAT satellites in its order book, Horizons 3e and JCSAT-17.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arianespace / Avanti Communications / Sky / Sky Perfect JSAT
Countries: Japan / United Kingdom
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