Falcon 9 successfully delivers Ukrainian satellite to orbit

Source : 112 Ukraine

Sich-2-30 and the other 104 mini satellites reached their destination
22:36, 13 January 2022

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SpaceX company's rocket Falcon 9 has successfully deployed Ukrainian satellite Sich-2-30 into the orbit. The other 104 satellites carried by the Falcon 9 reached the destination, too, the company's press office reports on Twitter.

The satellite Sich-2-30 was developed and assembled by the Ukrainian company "Southern" Design Bureau during 2017-2020. Some components of the satellite were manufactured by companies from Europe and South Korea. Assemblies and final tests took place in 2021. All tests were successful.

Related: Launch of Ukraine's satellite Sich rescheduled, - State Space Agency

As it was reported earlier, President Volodymyr Zelensky has set a task to launch Ukrainian satellites in 2022, and a module to Moon in 2024. The concept of the National Targeted Scientific and Technical Space Program of Ukraine for 2021-2025 was approved this year.

Related: Ukrainian satellite Sich-2-30 to be launched into space today

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