Eutelsat Quantum is a pioneering mission that will influence how telecom satellites are procured and manufactured ...

The final component of a British-built "chameleon" satellite is shipping out for final assembly. After a public showing to invited guest on Wednesday, the chassis for the one-tonne Eutelsat Quantum communication satellite is set to be moved from the Surrey Satellite Technology (SSTL) facility in Guildford, England for final assembly by Airbus in France, where it will become the first satellite that can be completely reprogrammed in orbit.

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