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KT SAT orders Koreasat 6A communications satellite from Thales


KT SAT orders Koreasat 6A communications satellite from Thales Thales Alenia Space said Sept. 12 it has signed a contract to deliver a communications satellite for South Korea’s KT SAT in the fourth quarter of 2024. The Koreasat 6A spacecraft will have 20 transponders for fixed satellite services and six for TV broadcasting to replace Koreasat 6, which launched to geostationary orbit (GEO) at 116 degrees East in December 2010. Thales Alenia Space of France and Italy built Koreasat 6 and has a long history of providing satellites for South Korea.   More



(Source: SpaceNews - Sep 13)

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