ViaSat-3 schedule slipping, cost going up

by Peter B. de Selding


UPDATE: ViaSat said the two ViaSat-3 satellites under contract are on schedule and within budget. The third, intended to cover Asia, likely will be more powerful and not a recurrent model:

SINGAPORE — Satellite broadband hardware and services provider ViaSat Inc. on May 25 said its ostensibly three-satellite ViaSat-3 broadband satellites would be in service later and cost more than initially planned.

The delays are likely due to challenges associated with the satellites’ payloads, which ViaSat . . .

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