Advanced Television

Loral wins Telenor order

June 13, 2011

By Chris Forrester

Despite the toughest of tough competitions Telenor Satelelite Broadcasting is expected to select Space Systems/Loral to build its Thor 7 craft. Loral beat Thales Alenia in the final bidding round.

If the Loral order is confirmed the only key decision now to be made is who will launch Thor 7. Loral’s recommended launch vehicle is the SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket.

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