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  • Boeing to build third all-electric satellite for ABS

    Tomasz NowakowskiJune 18th, 2015

    Boeing has been tapped by ABS, a commercial satellite provider, to build the ABS-8 spacecraft. This will be the third all-electric propulsion satellite that the company has requested. All three of these spacecraft are based on the small platform 702SP. The large aerospace firm views this decision as being driven by the quality and performance […]

  • SES taps Boeing to build all-electric propulsion satellite

    Jason RhianFebruary 18th, 2015

    Aerospace giant Boeing has been tapped by SES, a Luxembourg-based company to produce the third all electric propulsion satellite. Based on the 702SP (small platform) satellite, the new spacecraft, dubbed SES-15, will provide in-flight entertainment and WiFi services to customers located in North and Central America as well as across the Caribbean.

  • Boeing stacks ABS / Eutelsat spacecraft in preparation for 2015 launch

    Jason RhianNovember 15th, 2014

    The ABS-3A and Eutelsat 115 West B spacecraft have been “stacked” in preparation for their flight atop a Space Exploration Technologies’ (SpaceX ) Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket. The mating of these two 702SP (small platform) spacecraft will be, according to Boeing, the first-ever conjoined satellite to be launched. This mission has a potentially more-important “first” […]