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Intelsat contracts Arianespace for two launches

Wednesday 10 January 2018 | 10:58 CET | News
Arianespace was contracted to launch two satellites for longtime customer Intelsat. The first launch will carry the Galaxy 30 satellite together with the Orbital ATK Mission Extension Vehicle-2 (MEV- 2) as a stacked pair. Under the contract, Arianespace will also launch an additional satellite for Intelsat in the second half of 2020. Arianespace will launch the first pair of satellites, Intelsat's Galaxy 30 satellite and the MEV-2, in early 2020 from Europe's Spaceport in South America aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle.

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Companies: Arianespace / Intelsat
Countries: World
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