Sea Launch and Eutelsat Sign New Launch Services Agreement
Sea Launch’s platform.
Image credit: Sea Launch
Currently under construction by Astrium, an EADS company, Eutelsat 3B is based on the Eurostar
–3000 platform. Operating in C-, Ku- and Ka-bands, the satellite has been designed with high levels of operational flexibility to serve video, data, Internet and telecom customers across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia and parts of South America. It will operate from Eutelsat’s orbital slot located at 3 degrees east longitude in geostationary orbit and have a separated launch mass of more than six metric tons.