April 2018

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

Ariane 5 lofts DNS-1, HYLAS 4 – Satellite News Digest

Payload: Ariane 5 ECA; Payload: DNS-1/Superbird-8, HYLAS 4; Date: 5 April 2018, 2254 UTC; Launch site: Kourou, French Guiana. The satellites were successfully deployed into geostationary transfer orbit just under 34 minutes after lift-off. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2018040500

First P120 nozzle shipped to Kourou – Satellite News Digest

The first nozzle of the P120 solid rocket motor common to the future European launchers has just left for the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou (French Guiana). It will be fitted to the body of the booster intended for the first firing test on the solid rocket booster test stand (BEAP). http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2018040501