Eutelsat Bets On Electric Thrusters, Multiport Amplifiers

Credit: 172B: Eutelsat
TOULOUSE—Eutelsat on March 16 will formally receive from Airbus Defense and Space its new Eutelsat 172B telecommunications satellite. The spacecraft is making the most of electric propulsion and mutualized amplifiers to save weight and therefore cut launch costs. Five electric thrusters, supplied by...

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