With the Launch Contract of Intelsat 36, Arianespace and Intelsat Confirm a 30 year Partnership


Arianespace announced that it will launch the Intelsat 36 spacecraft for its longstanding customer Intelsat. Weighing 3.4 metric tons at launch, Intelsat 36 will be injected into geostationary transfer orbit by an Ariane 5 ECA, the world’s most reliable heavy lift vehicle, during the third quarter of 2016. Intelsat 36 will be built by Space Systems/Loral (SSL) of Palo Alto, Calif.

Arianespace also confirmed it will launch Koreasat 7 for South Korean operator KTsat and JCSAT-15 for SKY Perfect JSAT satellite.



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