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SpaceX wins contract to launch Nilesat-301 in 2022

Tuesday 28 January 2020 | 10:26 CET | News
SpaceX will launch Egyptian operator NileSat's next communications satellite on a Falcon 9 rocket in 2022, Spacenews reported. Nilesat had launched all three of its past satellites with Arianespace. SpaceX and Nilesat signed a contract in Cairo for the launch of Nilesat-301, a satellite that will weigh approximately 4,000 kilogrammes, and which Franco-Italian manufacturer Thales Alenia Space is building.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Arianespace / Nilesat / SpaceX / Thales Alenia Space
Countries: Egypt
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