Proton Orbits Eutelsat 9B Carrying European Data-Relay Payload

Credit: Eutelsat 9B: ILS
PARIS – A commercial launch of Russia’s Proton M/Briz M rocket successfully orbited the Eutelsat 9B communications satellite Jan. 29, expanding the Paris-based fleet operator’s Ku-band footprint in Europe and ushering in a new era of optical communications in space with a hosted data-relay payload...

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