Satellite Procurement & Launch Services

Leverage Intelsat expertise to help you through every step of the satellite procurement and launch process.

Satellite Procurement & Launch Services

Designing and building a satellite is a lengthy and often complicated process. Our team is available to help you every step of the way — from satellite design to the RFP process to being on-site at the spacecraft manufacturing facility to ensure technical specifications are successfully executed.

Our engineers have years of experience in satellite procurement and spacecraft operations with all of the major satellite manufacturers. The lessons they have learned directly benefit your programs. Additionally, Intelsat’s 50+ years of operational excellence ensures higher product reliability, longer service life and a lower risk of failure.

We will help you with:

  • Systems requirements definition, design and development
  • Request for proposal (RFP) generation and evaluation
  • Technical exhibits review and negotiation
  • Proactive, on-site monitoring of satellite program progress
  • Oversight of ground control system implementation
  • Participation in launch and in-orbit testing (IOT)


Leverage Our Decades of Experience to Support Your Satellite Procurement & Launch

  • Seasoned monitoring services can help circumvent spacecraft and launch vehicle issues with lessons learned from a broad spectrum of satellite manufacturing and acquisition experience
  • Continuous presence and technical support ensures contractor attention and discipline
  • Improved schedule performance due to expedient resolution of issues
  • Sustained technical continuity throughout the program
  • Insurers respect Intelsat’s reputation for excellence and reflect this in premiums
  • Higher product reliability, lower risk of failures, and longer service life due to rigorous construction monitoring