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Falcon Eye 2

Launch Time
NET February, 2020


Soyuz ST-B/Fregat-MT
Status: Active
Payload to GTO: 3,250 kg
Stages: 4
Strap-ons: 4
Rocket Height: 46.2 m
Fairing Diameter: 4.11 m
Fairing Height: 11.4 m

Mission Details

Falcon Eye 2

United Arab Emirates Armed Forces on July 22 2018 contracted with Astrium Satellites and Thales Alenia Space of France to provide Falcon Eye high-resolution optical reconnaissance system. The satellites are based on the upgraded versions of the French Pléiades-HR earth observation satellites. It will feature the HiRI (High-Resolution Imager) imaging system with a ground resolution of 70 cm across a 20 km swath.
Payloads: 1
Total Mass: 1,500 kg
Low Earth Orbit