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Eutelsat W5

Delta IV M+(4,2)

Boeing

Launch Status
Success

Mission


Eutelsat W5

  • Type: Communications
  • Orbit: Geosynchronous Orbit
  • Launch Cost: $350,000,000

EUTELSAT W5 was a European (EUTELSAT Consortium) geostationary communication spacecraft. EUTELSAT W5 was to provide voice, video, and Internet services to all countries in western Europe, central Asia, and the Indian subcontinent

Location


Space Launch Complex 37B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Space Launch Complex 37B has witnessed the launch of 39 rockets, including 39 orbital launch attempts, while Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, has been the site for 931 rocket launches.

Space Launch Complex 37B

Rocket


United Launch Alliance Delta IV M+(4,2)

Delta IV M+(4,2)

Agency


Boeing

Boeing as a space agency has recently provided NASA with assistance on sending humans to the ISS from American with both their construction of the CST-100 Starliner crew capsule and their work on the SLS Avionics to return to the moon and beyond. Their ventures in GPS satellite systems and Tracking and Data Relay Satellites provide information about earth-orbiting craft to stations on the ground. They also enable research on the ISS and will be helping with the construction of the Lunar Gateway.

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