Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Arianespace successfully launches Intelsat 39

Arianespace successfully launched Intelsat 39 aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from the Arianespace launch base in Kourou, French Guiana.


Intelsat 39, which was built by Maxar Technologies, is equipped with both C-band and Ku-band transponders to provide video distribution and broadband connectivity services across Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The satellite will maintain its position using all-electric propulsion. Intelsat 39 will replace Intelsat 902 at the 62ÂșE orbital location.

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