Mitsubishi Electric (MELCO) to build ES’HAIL 2 spacecraft

by | Sep 10, 2014 | Satellites | 0 comments

Es’hailSat of Qatar has selected the Japanese spacecraft manufacturer, Mitsubishi Electric (MELCO), to build the ES’HAIL 2 communications satellite for the firm.  The spacecraft is expected to use the DS-2000 bus design. The Es’hailSat firm plans to operate the satellite over 26 degrees East in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) where it secured Ku-band rights from Arabsat.

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