November 2020

News on key developments at SupremeSAT, and general news on the Space and Satellite industry from across the web

TIM commits to capacity on Eutelsat KONNECT, KONNECT VHTS – Satellite News Digest

Eutelsat Communications has signed a Letter of Agreement with TIM (also operating under the name Telecom Italia) for wholesale capacity on the Eutelsat KONNECT and KONNECT VHTS satellites which will enable Italian households, even those living in the most isolated areas, to benefit from very high-speed fixed broadband via satellite from January 2021. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2020111804

Two satellites lost in Vega launch failure – Satellite News Digest

Arianespace announced the loss of the Vega VV17 mission, which was carrying two payloads, SEOSAT-Ingenio, an Earth-science observation satellite for the European Spatial Agency (ESA) and TARANIS for France’s National Centre for Space Studies (CNES). Human error is suspected to have caused the mishap. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2020111700

Eutelsat KONNECT satellite now in operation – Satellite News Digest

The Eutelsat KONNECT telecommunication satellite is now operational in orbit. Built by Thales Alenia Space and launched by Arianespace on 17 January, this high throughput satellite reached its geostationary orbit on 22 July, seven months after lift-off. The satellite then underwent a battery of tests in orbit, to be now fully operational. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2020111601