GSA picks Eutelsat to develop payload on satellite

Monday 6 March 2017 | 13:30 CET | News
The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) selected Eutelsat Communications for the development, integration and operation of the EGNOS Geo-3 payload on the Eutelsat 5 West B satellite that is due for launch end of 2018. The payload on Eutelsat 5 West B will comprise two L-band transponders that will act as an augmentation, or overlay to GNSS messages. The new payload marks a replenishment of existing EGNOS capacity and is scheduled to start service in 2019 for a duration of 15 years.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Eutelsat
Countries: Europe
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