Eutelsat Quantum ESA Satellite

An ESA Partnership Project called Eutelsat Quantum with satellite operator Eutelsat, prime manufacturer Airbus and manufacturer Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, is a pioneering mission preparing the way for the next generation of telecommunications satellites, which will be more flexible by design and so more adaptable to customer needs once in orbit.

Mission Information

Mission Details

NameEutelsat Quantum
TypeSatellite
Launch DateJuly 30, 2021
Launch SiteGuiana Space Centre, Kourou, French Guiana
ContractorEutelsat

Satellite Details

Scientific InstrumentTelecommunication system
Mass3500 Kg
ManufacturerAirbus Defence and Space

Orbit Information

OrbitGeostationary Orbit (GEO)
Orbital Altitude35786 Km
Orbital Inclination0 Degrees

Space Organization Details

OrganizationESA
ContinentEurope
CountryFrance