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News Archive / Tagged: Intelsat 29e

  • Intelsat 29e satellite deemed a ‘total loss’

    Derek RichardsonApril 20th, 2019

    After experiencing damage in orbit two weeks ago, satellite communications company Intelsat declared its Intelsat 29e spacecraft is not salvageable.

  • Video: SpaceFlight Insider’s Space Bulletin for April 19, 2019

    Derek RichardsonApril 19th, 2019

    In this week's Space Bulletin, the world's largest aircraft takes flight while the NG-11 Cygnus spacecraft launches to and berths with the ISS.

  • Ariane 5 launches Intelsat 29e on first Arianespace flight of 2016

    Jose FloresJanuary 27th, 2016

    The skies above the Guiana Space Centre's launch pad ELA-3 came to life at approximately 6:20 p.m. EST (23:20 GMT) on Jan. 27, 2016, with the thunderous roar and blinding light of an Ariane 5 breaking its Earthly bonds and accelerating skyward – the first to do so this year.

  • Intelsat 29e set to launch tomorrow on Ariane 5

    Jose FloresJanuary 26th, 2016

    The first Arianespace Ariane 5 launch of 2016, mission designated VA228, is set to lift off Wednesday, Jan. 27, carrying Intelsat 29e, Intelsat's next generation communications satellite, into geostationary orbit. This mission differs from usual Ariane 5 launches in that the Intelsat 29e will be the heavy-lift launcher's only passenger.