RAL Space Involvement
Direct television and radio broadcast across Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.Launch Date
11 Dec 2002 Contact
Graham ToplisCurrent Phase
Less than 5 minutes into the launch V157 suffered a flight malfuncton which led to the launcher being blown up by the Range Safety Officer, and the Hotbird 7 and Stentor satellites were destroyed in the ensuing explosion.
For more information please contact: RAL Space Enquiries