Eutelsat, Arianespace renew for 2012

Continuing a 28-year relationship marked by 25 launch campaigns, Eutelsat Communications and Arianespace have concluded a new contract for a satellite launch in the 2012 period.

The contract for an Ariane 5 launch from the Guiana Space Centre, provides Eutelsat with launch diversity and schedule assurance for its significant in-orbit expansion programme of six satellites to be launched by mid-2013.