PARIS — Satellite fleet operator SES has awarded Boeing a contract to build seven satellites as part of SES’s second-generation medium-Earth-orbit constellation, formerly known as O3b, according to industry officials. The selection of Boeing Satellite Systems International is a blow for O3b’s incumbent prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space of France and Italy, which built all
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Peter de Selding is a Co-Founder and editor for SpaceIntelReport.com. He started SpaceIntelReport in 2017 after 26 years as the Paris Bureau Chief for SpaceNews where he covered the commercial satellite, launch and the international space businesses. He is widely considered the preeminent reporter in the space industry and is a must read for space executives. Follow Peter @pbdes