langue en Airbus Defence and Space - 05/06/2017

Airbus: First high power all-electric satellite EUTELSAT 172B

EUTELSAT 172B, the first high power all-electric telecommunications satellite worldwide built by Airbus for Eutelsat, combines electric power of 13 kW with a launch mass of around 3,500 kg only, thanks to the latest EOR (Electric Orbit Raising) version of Airbus highly reliable Eurostar E3000 platform.

Innovative payload technology will dynamically distribute power between spot beams to provide internet connectivity to aircraft over the Pacific.