Monday, March 11, 2013

NBNCo to Launch with Arianespace

NBNCo announced on the 4th of March that they had selected Arianespace to launch the NBNCo satellites in 2015. The deal, worth up to $300 Million sees NBNCo purchase two Ariane 5 launches from Arianespace.

The Ariane 5 Launcher from Arianespace (Photo credit: Arianespace)

In selecting Arianespace, NBNCo has gone for reliability, with Arianespace having over 50 successful launches in a row. The Satellites will be launched from Arianespace's Guyana Space Centre in French Guyana on the north east coast of South America.

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