ASTRA 1P Communications Satellite Successfully Launched

June 21, 2024 – ASTRA 1P communications satellite has successfully been launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida. As prime contractor for ASTRA 1P, Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), is responsible for the satellite’s design, manufacture and assembly, integration and testing (AIT), as…