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Former Aerospatiale satellite business part of TAS, not EADS

Submit on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007 04:33

Aerospatiale, which built the Arabsat 2B satellite that recently had an outage, did not become part of EADS as erroneously stated — at least not completely. Aerospatiale’s satellite unit, unlike the rest of the company, was merged with Alcatel Espace and thus nowadays is part of Thales Alenia Space. Many thanks to everybody who wrote in to clarify this. The article in the archive has been updated accordingly.

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