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FalconEye satellite launched for the UAE
It weighed 1190 kg at launch and will be raised to a helio-synchronous orbit of 611 km
The Earth observation satellite FalconEye was successfully launched from the European Spaceport (CSG) in Kourou, French Guyana by an Arianespace Soyuz rocket. Owned and operated by the United Arab Emirates, FalconEye was developed by Airbus Defence and Space (DS) and Thales Alenia Space (TAS) as co-prime contractors.The system will support the needs of the UAE’s Armed Forces. The satellite weighed 11...
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