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Inmarsat GX5 satellite now in orbit (2)
Weighing less than 4 metric tons at launch
The Inmarsat GX5 geostationary telecommunications satellite has been successfully orbited by Arianespace atop an Ariane 5 launcher from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. Built for Inmarsat, a world reference in global, mobile satellite communications, by prime-contractor Thales Alenia Space (TAS), a joint-venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), this satellite will boost Inmarsat’s G...
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