ARABSAT 6B (BADR-7) satellite, the seventh Eurostar satellite from Airbus Defence and Space to the Arab Satellite Communications Organisation, at Airbus clean room in Toulouse before shipping© Airbus 2015
Electric propulsion makes it possible to reduce the mass of satellites, leading to lower launch costs for a given mission and/or a more capable satellite for a given mass.
OneWeb satellites: Airbus has been selected by OneWeb Ltd. as its industrial partner for the design and manufacturing of its fleet of microsatellite sto deliver affordable internet access globally.
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