SES suffers launch delay to satellite ASTRA 5B

SES, one of the world`s largest commercial satellite operators, said on Wednesday that the planned launch of one of its satellites had been delayed until January.

ESA developing solar-electric driven satellites

ESA is set to develop a new generation of satellites propelled by solar electric thrusters, following the signing of a contract with SES of Luxembourg for the next phase of the Electra project.