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EUTELSAT 8 West B launch success

EUTELSAT 8 West B launch success

Press Releases   •   Aug 21, 2015 02:40 CEST

Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) announces that its EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite was successfully launched into orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket on August 20 at 20.34 UTC (17.34 in Kourou). Partial deployment of the solar panels of the 5.8 tonne satellite was completed within four hours of separation.