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Eutelsat Konnect satellite to launch on 16 January

Monday 13 January 2020 | 17:13 CET | News
The European Space Agency (ESA) said that Eutelsat's Konnect satellite will be launched on 16 January with the first Ariane mission of 2020, taking place at the Guiana Space Center. Designed by Thales Alenia Space, Konnect has been built under an ESA partnership project and counts ESA's ARTES programme (Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems) as one of its main contributors. The satellite will be the first to use the Spacebus Neo platform developed by Thales Alenia Space, which replaces the previous Spacebus version with a number of technical advances and improved operational

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: European Space Agency / Eutelsat / Thales Alenia Space
Countries: World
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