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Ariane 5 lofts DNS-1, HYLAS 4

April 5th, 2018 by

Payload: Ariane 5 ECA; Payload: DNS-1/Superbird-8, HYLAS 4; Date: 5 April 2018, 2254 UTC; Launch site: Kourou, French Guiana. The satellites were successfully deployed into geostationary transfer orbit just under 34 minutes after lift-off.

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First P120 nozzle shipped to Kourou

April 5th, 2018 by

The first nozzle of the P120 solid rocket motor common to the future European launchers has just left for the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou (French Guiana). It will be fitted to the body of the booster intended for the first firing test on the solid rocket booster test stand (BEAP).

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Eutelsat orders KONNECT VHTS from Thales

April 5th, 2018 by

Eutelsat Communications announced the order of a next-generation VHTS satellite system named KONNECT VHTS (Very High Throughput Satellite) to support the development of its European fixed broadband and in-flight connectivity businesses.

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