Mon, 10 September, 2012
Arianespace and Globalstar Remain at Odds over Launch Pricing
By Peter B. de Selding
PARIS—Launch-services provider Arianespace of Europe continues to negotiate a pricing dispute with customer Globalstar and expects to resolve the issues but will not launch Globalstar’s last group of six satellites until early 2013, Arianespace Chief Executive Jean-Yves Le Gall said Sept. 10.
Covington, La.-based Globalstar, which is rebuilding its constellation of mobile communications satellites, in early August told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that.... http://www.spacenews.com/launch/120910-arianespace-and-globalstar-remain-odds-over-launch-pricing.html