alphasat

11 meters at 35,000 kilometers

Alphasat, Europe’s largest-ever telecom satellite, reached a temporary position in the geostationary ring last weekend, where it deployed its 11 m-diameter main antenna over the course of a day – marking ten days in orbit…


Up with Alphasat

Watch the replay of an Ariane 5 liftoff with Alphasat on board on 25 July, 2013, from French Guiana. Alphasat is a large telecommunications satellite primarily designed to expand Inmarsat’s existing global mobile network. It…