Episode 1 -

The Story Behind ASTRA 1B Satellite

Ever wondered how TV changed from SD to HD? And curious in how the number of channels has vastly increased over the years?

On episode 1 of Satellite Stories, we look into the history of one of SES's geostationary satellites - Astra 1B launched back in 1991. And we discover how the idea of co-location was pivotal in satellite history in expanding the industry's horizons and technical ability. Host Kristina Smith-Meyer meets Ray Sperber - one of the SES engineers behind co-location's initial concept.

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