SpaceX to launch SAR-Lupe constellation

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HAWTHORNE, CALIFORNIA – Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) will provide the launch services for Germany’s second-generation radar reconnaissance satellite system.

spacex-president-gwynne-shotwell-388Gwynne Shotwell: “The satellites, provided by OHB System AG and Astrium GmbH, will replace the current constellation and will be delivered to orbit by two Falcon 9 rockets in 2018 and 2019.” (SpaceX image)

The satellites, provided by OHB System AG and Astrium GmbH, will replace the current constellation and will be delivered to orbit by two Falcon 9 rockets in 2018 and 2019.

 

Source: http://spacecoastdaily.com/2013/08/spacex-awarded-launch-of-german-radar-reconnaissance-satellite-system/

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