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UAE to launch Falcon Eye 1 satellite in July

01 July 2019

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The UAE will launch its fourth reconnaissance satellite next month, sending the Falcon Eye 1 into space on 6 July.

The satellite will be launched into orbit from the French Guiana Space Centre in South America at 5.53am, UAE time, accord to state media agency WAM, brining to the total number of satellites in orbit to 10. The UAE aims to have 12 satellites in orbit by 2020.


Image credit: GULF BUSINESS - Falcon Eye 1 satellite

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