Eutelsat internet satellite launched aboard Ariane 5 rocket – Spaceflight Now

A European Ariane 5 rocket lifts off from Kourou, French Guiana, with the Eutelsat Konnect VHTS broadband satellite. Credit: Credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace/P. Piron A powerful Eutelsat commercial communications satellite launched Wednesday aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana, heading into orbit on a mission expected to last more than 15 years to provide broadband connectivity … Read more

Eutelsat Konnect VHTS | Ariane 5 ECA+

Featured Image: Arianespace Lift Off Time/Launch Window(Subject to change) September 06, 2022 – 21:45 UTC | 18:45 GYT Mission Name Eutelsat Konnect VHTS Launch Provider(What rocket company is launching it?) Arianespace Customer(Who’s paying for this?) Eutelsat Communications Rocket Ariane 5 ECA+ Launch Location ELA-3, Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana Payload mass 6,400 kg (14,100 lb) … Read more

OneWeb to merge with Eutelsat, needs five more launches to complete network – Spaceflight Now

File photo of 36 OneWeb satellites stacked on a Soyuz rocket’s Fregat upper stage inside a processing facility at the Vostochny Cosmodrome. Credit: Roscosmos OneWeb and Eutelsat announced plans to merge Tuesday, bringing together OneWeb’s network of internet satellites in low Earth orbit with Eutelsat’s fleet of larger video, data relay, and broadband platforms in … Read more