ViaSat Leaps In Satellite Capability

Credit: Virgin America
ViaSat-1 was the highest-capacity satellite in existence when launched in October 2011. Built by Space Systems/Loral and based on its 1300-series bus, the 15,000-lb. geosynchronous satellite provides 140 Gbps of capacity via 72 service beams. These spot beams, isolated from each other by...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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