The contract covers InOrbit NOW Launch Service for two AAC Clyde Space’s 6U CubeSats built for the Eutelsat LEO for Objects (ELO) Constellation
FINO MORNASCO, Italy, October 8, 2020 (D-Orbit PR) — Italian in-orbit transportation company D-Orbit has announced a launch service agreement with Swedish-British small satellite manufacturer AAC Clyde Space. The contract covers launch and deployment of two Eutelsat LEO for Objects (ELO) 6U CubeSats in 2021 developed and built by AAC Clyde Space.
Eutelsat’s ELO is a constellation that aims at providing global Internet of things (IoT) coverage from low Earth orbit to support sectors like transport, oil and gas, and agriculture. The constellation, in combination with ground infrastructures, will enable companies to gather data from tens of millions of objects, irrespective of their geographic location.
“We are very happy to have the opportunity to grow our relationship with AAC Clyde Space. The main goal behind the InOrbit NOW Launch Service is to turn D-Orbit into an essential element of the New Space revolution,” commented Renato Panesi, D-Orbit’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). “This contract with AAC Clyde Space is the latest of a series of launch agreements we signed with companies that are building innovative space infrastructures ...