ILS, SpaceX to launch Hispasat 1F, Amazonas 5 satellites

Monday 14 September 2015 | 15:32 CET | News
Spanish satellite operator Hispasat has reached agreements with launch service providers ILS and SpaceX to put the satellites Amazonas 5 and Hispasat 1F into orbit in 2017. Hispasat already collaborated with ILS on the launch of its Amazonas 1 satellite in 2004 and will use the ILS Proton launch vehicle to launch Amazonas 5 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in the first half of 2017. Hispasat said it will be working with SpaceX and its Falcon 9 vehicle for the first time and expected to launch the Hispasat 1F satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in late-2017.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Hispasat / Space Systems/Loral
Countries: World
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