PARIS — The successful launch June 19 of Indonesia’s Satria high-throughput broadband satellite marks the end of a long regulatory and financial saga and puts Indonesia in position to deliver on one of the world’s most ambitious universal-service programs.
The 4,600-kilogram Satria satellite, also known as Nusantara 3, was built by Thales Alenia Space and launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket From Cape Canaveral, Fla. Thales Alenia Space later confirmed that the satellite had started communicating with ground controllers . . .
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