SES looks to expand global broadband with new mPOWER satellites

By Michael Marrow / December 21, 2022 at 2:02 PM
CAPE CANAVERAL, FL -- Nestled atop an oft-reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, two satellites built by Boeing for Luxembourg-based satellite telecommunications provider SES lifted off from here the evening of Dec. 16, climbing to medium earth orbit to provide low-latency broadband for users around the globe. The space vehicles were the first two of 11 for a constellation called O3b mPOWER, a series of high-throughput satellites able to generate up to 5,000 digitally steerable spot beams that can move with...

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