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Thales Alenia Space awarded Hispasat's Amazonas Nexus contract

Monday 13 January 2020 | 09:21 CET | News
Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has awarded a contract to build its new Amazonas Nexus satellite to Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo-Finmeccanica (33%). The new High Throughput Satellite (HTS) will replace the 11-year-old Amazonas 2 in the 61-degree West orbital position when it's placed into orbit in the second half of 2022 and Thales Alenia Space will be responsible for the design, production, testing and in-orbit acceptance tests.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Hispasat / Thales Alenia Space
Countries: Central America / North America / South America / Spain
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