The Ukrainian satellite Sich-2-1 was integrated with the Falcon 9 rocket carrier

Photo: KB South

The Ukrainian satellite for remote sensing “Sich-2-1” was integrated with the American missile carrier Falcon 9.

The work was performed at the spaceport at Cape Canaveral (USA). Representatives of CB “South” signed a protocol with the Dutch company ISILAUNCH Completion of integration.

The SpaceX rocket with a Ukrainian satellite will be launched into space on January 13, 2022. The launch will take place as part of the Transporter 3 mission.

This is a new date, previously in October, SpaceX announced its intention to launch on January 10.

Satellite “Sich-2-1” Photo: KB South)

In March, it became known that SpaceX will deliver the Ukrainian satellite for  remote sensing “Sich-2-1” into space for $ 1 million.

Negotiations between the Committee on Economic Development of the Ukrainian Parliament with the participation of the State Space Committee with SpaceX have been going on since December 2020.

In May, Ukraine paid an advance for the launch of the Sich-2-1 satellite into orbit. SE “Design Bureau” South “them. M.K. Yangel “has signed a contract with the European company ISILAUNCH, which contracts with SpaceX places for the delivery of cargo into space.

Ukrainian satellite for remote sensing of the earth “Sich-2-1”

The Sich-2-1 satellite is to become the first domestic remote sensing device in the last 10 years.

The launch and further use of this satellite will allow to solve many pressing problems of socio-economic, environmental, informational, scientific and educational nature, as well as to ensure the realization of state interests in the field of national security and defense.


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