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Successful launch of EUTELSAT KONNECT

Successful launch of EUTELSAT KONNECT

Press releases   •   Jan 17, 2020 07:46 CET

The EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite was successfully launched into Geostationary Transfer Orbit by Arianespace using an Ariane 5 rocket that lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, at 9.05 pm Universal Time (10.05 pm CET) on January 16.

Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite ready to ship to launch site

Eutelsat’s KONNECT satellite ready to ship to launch site

Press releases   •   Nov 19, 2019 09:02 CET

The all-electric KONNECT communications satellite built by Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), for the international operator Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) is now undergoing final preparation prior to being shipped to the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, for a launch planned mid-January 2020.