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Astra 2F set for September launch

Satellite operator SES Astra has announced that launch partner Arianespace has re-scheduled the launch of its Astra 2F satellite for September 28. 
The satellite will be launched into space from the European Space Centre in French Guiana on board an Ariane 5 ECA rocket between 23:28 and 00:05 on September 28-29.

Astra 2F was built by EADS Astrium in Toulouse using a Eurostar E3000 platform. The satellite will be located at 28.2° East and carry Ku- and Ka-band payloads for the delivery of DTH and broadband services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

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