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H-IIA - Inmarsat-6 F1 - 2020
« on: 09/12/2017 08:46 PM »
Pretty good scoop by Mitsubishi:

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“Inmarsat is delighted to select MHI and its H-IIA launch vehicle for the first of our sixth generation satellites,” Rupert Pearce, CEO of Inmarsat, said in a statement. “Inmarsat is continually seeking to extend and diversify its ecosystem of partners, particularly in the strategically important area of launch providers.  We believe that MHI and its H-IIA launch vehicle offers a world-class service.

Funny enough, they mentioned that price was not the main selection driver.

http://spacenews.com/inmarsat-picks-h2-a-to-launch-its-first-sixth-gen-satellite/
And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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Re: H-IIA - Inmarsat-6 F1 - 2020
« Reply #1 on: 09/12/2017 11:40 PM »
Pretty good scoop by Mitsubishi:

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“Inmarsat is delighted to select MHI and its H-IIA launch vehicle for the first of our sixth generation satellites,” Rupert Pearce, CEO of Inmarsat, said in a statement. “Inmarsat is continually seeking to extend and diversify its ecosystem of partners, particularly in the strategically important area of launch providers.  We believe that MHI and its H-IIA launch vehicle offers a world-class service.

Funny enough, they mentioned that price was not the main selection driver.

http://spacenews.com/inmarsat-picks-h2-a-to-launch-its-first-sixth-gen-satellite/
Said elsewhere to use the 204 version.

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