Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Aviation, Airline & Aerospace(Travel & Tourism)
Filter PR by
  
Launch Success for UAE's FalconEye Satellite
 
Launch Success for UAE's FalconEye Satellite

FalconEye will offer unprecedented Earth observation capability to UAE Government and economy 

 

United Arab Emirates -  December 03, 2020:  The Earth observation satellite FalconEye was successfully launched last night from the European Spaceport (CSG) in Kourou, French Guiana by an Arianespace Soyuz rocket.
 
Owned and operated by the United Arab Emirates, FalconEye was developed by Airbus Defence and Space and Thales Alenia Space as co-prime contractors.

The FalconEye system will support the needs of the UAE’s Armed Forces. The satellite weighed 1190 kg at launch and will be raised to a helio-synchronous orbit of 611 km. Airbus Defence and Space was in charge of the satellite design, integration and test, and supplied the platform. Thales Alenia Space designed and supplied the optical instrument and the image processing chain.
 
“FalconEye will offer top quality Earth observation, providing our customer with the best of what space imagery can offer. The high-performance optical satellite system represents an important step in the cooperation between the United Arab Emirates and France,” said Jean-Marc Nasr, Head of Space Systems at Airbus. “Thanks to the trust of our Emirati customer and the support of the French government, we have been able to deliver a great team effort between Airbus and Thales Alenia Space.” 


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 3544 times
PR Category : Travel & Tourism
Posted on : Thursday, December 3, 2020  12:32:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Emirates Welcomes its First of Three A380s to be Delivered i...
Next Story : Etihad Airways to Commence Direct Services From Beijing to A...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Parmigiani Fleurier Salutes the Spirit of Valentine's Day with Tonda Reine de Mai [7983-Views]
AIGNER Haute Couture Jewellery Collection CHIARA [5219-Views]
Add Extra Sparkle to Your Holidays With Make Up for Ever's 2020 Holiday Collection [5182-Views]
Discover the Ingredients [3633-Views]
Liverpool Legend Ian Rush visits Dubai Sports Council, Discusses Starting Projects in Duba... [3448-Views]
Samsung Introduces Latest Innovations for a Better Normal at CES 2021 [3272-Views]
Canon Recognizes 3 Leading Photographers from the UAE, KSA & Jordan for their Ambassador P... [3141-Views]
A Warm Summer Rain in Winter: The New Head Shower GROHE Tempesta 250 [3104-Views]
Schneider Electric Unveils New Sustainable Energy Products at CES 2021 [3001-Views]
The University of Queensland wins Ericsson Innovation Awards 2020 [2964-Views]
Roma Proves the Pace of the Hunter to Go 5th Overall, as Loeb Suffers Suspension Damage [2952-Views]
The Ideal 2021 Shoedrobe - Steve Madden [2948-Views]
Moonwatch now Master Chronometer Certified [2825-Views]
What's your Colour Code? [2722-Views]
Dubai Customs: Exceptional Achievements in 2020 Despite Coronavirus Challenges [2591-Views]
Bridgestone To Debut Virtual City of the Future, Showcase Mobility Solutions at CES 2021 [2571-Views]
World Gold Council ETF 2020 Report and Gold Outlook 2021 [2325-Views]
INFINITI of Arabian Automobiles Launches Limited Time Offer on the QX80 2021 [2321-Views]
Abu Dhabi Motors Gears Up for 2021 [2144-Views]
Western Digital Delivers Unmatched Line Up of High-capacity Portable SSDS Across Its Renow... [2120-Views]
Samsung Electronics Debuts 2021 Neo QLED, MICRO LED and Lifestyle TV Lines, Highlighting C... [1984-Views]
Omega Dubai Desert Classic [1886-Views]
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Pro Laptop Now Features OLED Display [1861-Views]
IATA Welcomes the Resumption of Air Connectivity between Key Nations in the Middle East [1845-Views]
Sony Exhibits at CES 2021 [1829-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories