Airbus Defence and Space

Successful launch of Helios 2B satellite

The seventh Ariane 5 mission of 2009 has successfully launched the Helios 2B military surveillance satellite, designed and built under Airbus Defence and Space’s prime contractorship. Airbus Defence and Space is single prime contractor for the Ariane 5 system, responsible for delivery to Arianespace of a fully integrated and tested launch vehicle.

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