New Symphonie consortium of new & less-new space co’s to bid on European Commission constellation design

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Twenty-two companies from eight European Union nations have formed a consortium to bid on designing the European Commission’s proposed secure communications and broadband satellite network.

Called New Symphonie, the consortium includes new and not so new companies, small and mid-size, that will provide the commission with a proposed constellation architecture and associated costs.

It will be facing off against a consortium comprised of established satellite and space prime contractors, Europe’s sole launch-service operator (Arianespace) and . . .

To view the entire article, become a subscriber!

You may also like