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The European Space Agency (ESA) and Airbus have agreed on service orders for two independent payload missions to be launched to the Bartolomeo payload hosting facility on the International Space Station (ISS) in 2022 and 2024, respectively.  

ESA books two payload missions on Airbus Bartolomeo platform

Airbus was awarded the Skynet 6A contract in July 2020 and teams across its sites in Stevenage, Portsmouth and Hawthorn have been working on the programme to achieve this key milestone.  

Skynet 6A successfully passes Preliminary Design Review

Airbus has signed a contract with Intelsat to build two OneSat satellites operating in multiple frequency bands for Intelsat’s next-generation software-defined network. The contract was signed on 31 December 2020.  

Airbus signs multi-satellite contract with Intelsat for OneSat flexible satellites

CSO-2 is the second of the three-satellite CSO constellation, which will provide extremely high resolution geo information intelligence to the French Armed Forces and to its partners in the frame of the MUSIS cooperation programme (Multinational Space-based Imaging System for surveillance, reconnaissance and observation).  

Airbus-built CSO-2 French military Earth observation satellite launched successfully


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ESA books two payload missions on Airbus Bartolomeo platform

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Airbus signs multi-satellite contract with Intelsat for OneSat flexible satellites

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Airbus-built CSO-2 French military Earth observation satellite launched successfully

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Airbus successfully qualifies Europe´s first five metre deployable reflector for radar satellites

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