SES’s first hybrid satellite begins service

Satellite operator SES’s SES-15 satellite – its first hybrid craft with wide beams and high throughput capability – has now entered commercial service. The satellite is now operational at the 129° West orbital slot, serving the Americas. SES said that the commercialisation of the craft was an important milestone for its future growth strategy. The […]

SES’s first hybrid satellite to launch in April

Satellite operator SES is due to launch its first SES hybrid satellite, SES-15, in April. SES-15 has arrived at the European Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, ahead of its planned launch next month by a Soyuz vehicle. The satellite is equipped with 16 Ku-band transponders as well as a 10 GHz high throughput payload. […]