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MHI successfully launches UAE's KhalifaSat satellite

Monday 29 October 2018 | 14:31 CET | News
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries says it  successfully delivered UAE Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre's (MBRSC) KhalifaSat satellite into orbit via the H-IIA launch vehicle F40. The launch vehicle trajectory was executed as planned, and at about 24 minutes after liftoff, separation of the KhalifaSat satellite was confirmed. This mission was performed along with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite-2 "GOSAT-2" satellite, in which the separation of the GOSAT-2 satellite was also confirmed, 16 minutes after liftoff.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mitsubishi
Countries: United Arab Emirates
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