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Three years ago, on January 14 2017, under the sunny skies of California, the first ten Iridium® NEXT satellites were successfully launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base launch complex.
Thales Alenia Space is leader in a wave of Low and Medium Earth Orbit satellite constellations for both communications and earth observation, satisfying the need for global coverage and low latency required for Internet services, and made possible by economies of scale.
Thales Alenia Space and Maxar Consortium Achieve Significant Milestone for Telesat’s LEO Satellite Constellation
CANNES, France and WESTMINSTER, Colo. – May 6, 2019 - Thales Alenia Space, a Joint Venture between Thales (67 %) and Leonardo (33 %) and Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), have completed an important milestone for the Telesat LEO constellation.
Operators, launch service companies, space agencies, government representatives… Everybody’s who’s anybody in the space telecommunications sector will be on hand at the Satellite 2019 international conference in Washington, D.C.
The tune of 20 high-performance satellites built by Thales Alenia Space for SES to deliver more communications services across the world
The world’s most sophisticated telecommunications system ever, Iridium® NEXT, fully operational in orbit.