NewSat Completes Construction…Puts A Bird In Storage + Trades Shares
[SatNews] The construction of NewSat’s Jabiru-2 satellite has successfully been completed and the satellite is now in storage preparing for a 2014 launch.
Chief Technology Officer, David Ball noted, “We are pleased Jabiru-2 construction is complete and look forward to working with MEASAT as we continue to prepare for launch.”
Jabiru-2 was photographed during the pre-shipment review that took place this month. A large geostationary satellite, the MEASAT 3b satellite which hosts the Jabiru-2 payload has been built on the Astrium Eurostar 3000 platform. A reliable supplier, Astrium currently have 54 satellites in orbit, 12 under construction and this year accumulated more than 470 years’ successful operation in orbit.