ESA BR-311 Alphasat

BR-311 cover
14 June 2013

Alphasat is Europe’s largest telecommunications satellite, developed through a public–private partnership between ESA and Inmarsat. Built by a European industrial consortium under Astrium, Alphasat is the first satellite to use Alphabus, the new high-power telecommunications platform developed by Astrium and Thales Alenia Space within ESA’s Advanced Research in Telecommunications Systems programme and under a joint contract with ESA and France’s CNES space agency. Read online

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