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UK astronaut hails 'groundbreaking' satellite

During his visit to the Airbus site in Portsmouth, ESA astronaut Tim Peake (centre) predicts that cooperation on such pioneering projects will continue beyond Britain's upcoming departure from the European Union.

Portsmouth, UK

BRITISH astronaut Tim Peake on Monday hailed a "groundbreaking" satellite being built by Airbus which its developers say will bring an unprecedented level of flexibility to space telecommunications.

The Eutelsat Quantum satellite is being put together by the...

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