GovSat-1 Successfully Launched on SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket

31/01/2018

GovSat’s first satellite, GovSat-1, will be positioned at 21.5 degrees East and provide highly secure capabilities to governments and institutions
Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, 31 January 2018 – The GovSat-1 spacecraft was successfully launched into space today on board a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 04:25 PM EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

GovSat-1 is the first satellite of GovSat, a public private partnership between the Government of Luxembourg and the world-leading satellite operator SES.

The multi-mission satellite will be located at the 21.5 degrees East orbital slot, to serve governmental and institutional customers over Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and provide extensive maritime coverage over the Mediterranean and Baltic seas, and the Atlantic and Indian oceans.

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