LuxGovSat multi-mission satellite prepares for launch with SpaceX

Thursday 11 January 2018 | 11:17 CET | News
LuxGovSat, the joint venture by SES and the Luxembourg government, has announced that the GovSat-1 satellite has arrived at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (Florida) and is now scheduled to launch on board of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at the end of January. Initially expected to go into orbit by mid-2017, GovSat's first satellite will be dedicated to multiple government-specific missions using X-band and Military Ka-band frequencies. Its security features include advanced encryption and anti-jamming capabilities, said the company.

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