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Thursday, Dec 8, 2016


Thales Alenia Space Reaches Major Milestone in KTSAT Satellite Programs

Thales Alenia Space announced today the successful completion of the Preliminary Design Review (PDR) of the Koreasat-7 and Koreasat-5A satellites. Both satellites will be operated by KTSAT, a subsidiary of KT Corporation, to provide internet access, multimedia, broadcasting and fixed communications services across South Korea, the Philippines, Indonesia, India,  Japan, Indochina and the Middle East.

This is a major milestone for both KTSAT and Thales Alenia Space, whose extended, more powerful version  of the flight-proven Spacebus 4000B2 platform was chosen for both spacecraft, each with a payload rated at 7 kW.


Bertrand Maureau, Thales Alenia Space Executive Vice President Business Line Telecommunication, said: “The completion of the PDRs shows that the design of the Spacebus 4000B2 spacecraft perfectly meets KTSAT’s requirements and that the satellites are on track for service entry by the end of 2016. Our aim is to ensure KTSAT's full satisfaction with this large-scale space program, which is very important for both South Korea and Asia. We are delighted to maintain the long-standing relationship of mutual trust between our companies, established over the last decade.”  

 

Source : Thales - view original press release

Published on ASDNews: Apr 17, 2015

 

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