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PSLV-C50 successfully launches CMS-01 from Sriharikota

India’s communication satellite CMS-01 was successfully launched by PSLV-C50 on Wednesday December 17, 2020 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota. PSLV-C50 lifted off from the Second Launch Pad of SDSC SHAR...

Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will protect coastal regions

Vandenberg/California, 21 November 2020 – The Airbus-built European ocean satellite “Copernicus Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich” has successfully begun its “Seeing-the-Seas” mission. On 21 November 2020 the satellite lifted-off from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air...

WGS-11+ communications satellite will be the US warfighter

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2020 — Boeing and the U.S. Space Force successfully completed the first major engineering design review for the Wideband Global Satcom (WGS)-11+ communications satellite. This successful review demonstrates that...

Thuraya 4-NGS

Abu Dhabi / Toulouse, Aug 27, 2020 –  Airbus has been selected by Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), the UAE’s leading global satellite operator, to build Thuraya 4-NGS, the next generation mobile telecommunications system...

BADR-8 satellite

New multi-mission satellite to deliver broadcast, broadband and telecommunications services over Europe, Middle East, Africa and central Asia TELEO payload for new generation optical communications Eighth Eurostar satellite for Arabsat and first Eurostar Neo...

Skynet 6A military communications satellite

Stevenage 19 July 2020 – Airbus Defence and Space has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) to extend and enhance the Skynet fleet. This will involve the development, manufacture, cyber protection,...

Airbus SpaceDataHighway

Paris, 16 July 2020 – The EDRS-C satellite, the second node of Airbus’ SpaceDataHighway constellation, completed its commissioning tests on 15th July 2020 and is now ready to start operational services. Following its successful launch...

Sentinel-2A

Copernicus mission delivers massive data sets for wide ranging applications Friedrichshafen, 23 June 2020 – Sentinel-2A has orbited Earth more than 26,000 times – and travelled nearly 1.2 billion  kilometers in its quest to help...

Solar Orbiter to reach close to sun shortly

Currently traveling at some 105 million kilometres from Earth, the Airbus-built Solar Orbiter (SolO) is en route for an encounter to uncover the secrets of our closest star. While humankind has been studying the Sun...