Arianespace Prepares For Third 2008 Mission

By | May 23, 2008 | ST Briefs, Telecom

[Satellite Today – 5-23-08] Arianespace completed integration of the two satellites for its third mission of the year, which is scheduled for May 30, the launch provider announced.
    Turksat 3A, built by Thales Alenia Space, and will be used by Ankara-based Turksat to provide telecommunication services and direct TV broadcasting over Turkey, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia
    Skynet 5C is a secure military telecommunications satellite built by EADS Astrium and will serve as an in-orbit backup for the Skynet 5A and 5B satellites.

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