Eutelsat Orders Two Airbus Geostationary Satellites

Credit: Artist's concept of Hotbird spacecraft : Airbus
LYON, France—Eutelsat has ordered two geostationary satellites from Airbus to replace its existing three Hotbird spacecraft. The operator is thus becoming the launch customer for Airbus’ Eurostar Neo all-electric platform. It combines “increased payload capacity and more efficient power and thermal...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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