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Boeing Evaluates Design, Prepares to Build New 702SP Satellites

Boeing Evaluates Design, Prepares to Build New 702SP Satellites - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BoeingLogo1 EbizBoeing has wrapped up a design review of its 702 Small Platform satellite and plans to move ahead to assembly, integration and test phase of two units.

The 702SP is scheduled to be launched on a Falcon 9 rocket in 2015 and is an electric-powered satellite, Boeing said Tuesday.

Boeing says it has already received a joint order for four 702SP satellites from Asia Broadcast Satellite, Bermuda and Satelites Mexicanos.

Each satellite is designed to use between three and eight kilowatts of power, Boeing says.

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