Airbus Satellite with 3D Printed Components Sees First Successful Launch


Airbus-built EUTELSAT QUANTUM satellite comprising 3D printed parts saw its first successful launch on July 30 this year. The satellite offers high customisation and flexibility, a key enhancement from present commercial satellites.

The EUTELSAT QUANTUM satellite is a revolutionary step forward for commercial satellites, offering very high customization and flexibility. It will supply services with unprecedented in-orbit reconfigurability in coverage, frequency and power, allowing complete mission rehaul, at any orbital position.

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