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First relay satellite of the SpaceDataHighway EDRS-A successfully launched into geostationary orbit

BLAGNAC, 04-Feb-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — EDRS-A, the first relay satellite of the SpaceDataHighway, was successfully launched into geostationary orbit on 30 January 2016. After a test period, it will become operational for its first end-user customer by mid-2016. The SpaceDataHighway system will … Read the full press release

Inmarsat-2 F1, the first Astrium Eurostar satellite, retired after spending 22.5 years in geostationary orbit

Inmarsat-2 F1 satellite retired after more than 22.5 years of successful operation in geostationary orbit, far outliving its projected life-span of 10 years First of the Astrium Eurostar satellites – 54 launched into orbit and 12 under construction Astrium’s Eurostar … Read the full press release