Airbus Begins Producing Skynet 6A Satellite

Artist's concept of Skynet 6A.
Credit: Airbus
LONDON–Airbus has started production of the UK’s new £500 million ($679.5 million) Skynet 6A satellite, which is due for launch in 2025. Metal was cut on the first aluminum panels of the 6-metric-ton satellite in a ceremony attended by UK Minister for Defense Procurement Jeremy Quin on Oct. 11...

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