Ariane 5 launch with TIBA-1

Featured stories - Publication date : 27 January 2020
Ariane 5 launch with TIBA-1
TIBA-1 is a communications spacecraft made for civil and governmental communications, launched by Arianespace on the account of the Egyptian government. It is designed to remain in service more than 15 years.

TIBA-1 satellite

Airbus Defence and Space is co-prime contractor with Thales Alenia Space for TIBA-1. Secure communications performs multiple tasks in the projects including design, monitoring and coordination of the infrastructure for the ground segment along with an overall system-level engineering, testing specification, qualification and support. Airbus Secure Communication teams and members of Egyptian government

On the 16th of October 2019, the TIBA-1 satellite left Airbus Defence and Space in Toulouse. 

Ariane 5 was successfully launched on the 26th of November at Kourou, with two satellites on board, including TIBA-1. It was the 4th launch of Ariane 5 in 2019, and the 250th launch of an Ariane.

Ariane 5 launch with TIBA-1

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