Photos: Intelsat Power-House & B-SAT Ultra-HD Satellite Prepare for Liftoff atop Ariane 5

The Intelsat 37e satellite and BSat-4a undergo final preparations for a tandem launch atop Europe’s Ariane 5 rocket in September 2017. Intelsat 37e, built by Boeing Space Systems, is the fifth Intelsat Epic satellite featuring the latest advances in satellite technology to deliver high-throughput services across the globe using multi-band, frequency re-use technology. BSat-4a was built by Space Systems Loral and will be operated by Japan’s B-SAT to deliver direct-to-home television services including Ultra-HD up to 8K resolution.

All Photos: Arianespace/ESA/CNES/Optique Video du CSG