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LuxGovSat multi-mission satellite launches aboard SpaceX Falcon 9

Thursday 1 February 2018 | 11:11 CET | News
LuxGovSat, the joint venture by SES and the Luxembourg government, has announced that its first satellite, GovSat-1, was successfully launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Florida). GovSat will be entirely dedicated to government and institutional users, using X-band and Military Ka-band frequencies. It will be operated by GovSat from an operation centre based in Luxembourg for a range of uses and applications, including defence and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: SES
Countries: Luxembourg / World
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