Hylas-1 In Orbit Brings Europe Broadband From Space

Paris, France (ESA) Nov 28, 2010 A flawless launch has delivered Hylas-1, ESA’s first public-private partnership in a full satellite system, into space. The satellite was released into its transfer orbit after a textbook launch by an Ariane 5 vehicle from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. Owned and operated by Avanti Communications plc of the UK, and with its key payload constituents developed by EADS Astrium in the fr

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