PARIS, 17 January, 2020 (Eutelsat PR) – On October 24, 2019, Eutelsat announced an investigation into a malfunction on one of the two solar arrays on its EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite. Pursuant to this investigation, the loss of the satellite’s South solar array has been confirmed. With the exception of the South solar array, the satellite performance remains nominal.
The attendant power loss means c.45% of the capacity of the satellite can be operated.(more…)
- Parabolic Arc
- January 18, 2020