Orbital Sciences Corp. awarded contract for Thaicom satellite

June 20, 2011 at 8:19 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment

by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty

Source: Space Mart

Orbital Sciences Corporation report that THAICOM Plc. has awarded the company a firm contract for the Thaicom 6 communications satellite. Based on Orbital’s GEOStar-2 satellite platform, the Thaicom 6 satellite will be designed, manufactured and tested at Orbital’s satellite manufacturing facility in Dulles, VA. The Thaicom 6 satellite is planned to be launched in mid-2013.

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