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Boeing unveils small GEO product as part of new 702X satellite lineup


Boeing unveils small GEO product as part of new 702X satellite lineup Boeing has joined the growing list of manufacturers offering smaller satellites for geostationary orbit, saying new digital payload technology can reduce the weight of its typical communications spacecraft by half. Boeing’s small GEO satellites will weigh roughly 1,900 kilograms unfueled, relying on reprogrammable, software-defined payloads that are considerably smaller than earlier technologies, Eric Jensen, Boeing’s vice president of global commercial satellite sales, said in an interview.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - Sep 9)

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