Pivdenne Design Bureau plans to launch the Ukrainian satellite Sich-2-1 for remote sensing of the Earth within the cluster mission of SpaceX Company. The contract on launch services was concluded with Dutch ISILAUNCH Company as the enterprise reported.
Ukrainian satellite Sich-2-1 will be placed in orbit by Falcon-9 in December 2021.
The contract suggests the provision of the full set of services on the integration of Sich-2-1 with PH Falcon-9, including the necessary material base, guiding of the mission, and the launch.
Pivdenne Design Bureau is finishing the creation of the new satellite vehicle. Its earth-based section is developed together with the National Space Facilities Control and Test Center.
As we reported, the State Space Agency of Ukraine will pay Elon Musk’s SpaceX $ 1,99 million for the launch of the Ukrainian satellite Sich 2-30.