Partnership will launch Iceye’s radar satellite constellation on the Vector Micro Satellite Launch Vehicle beginning in 2018
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Vector Space Systems, a micro satellite space launch company comprised of new-space industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas and Sea Launch, today finalized an agreement with Finnish-based Iceye to conduct 21 launches for Iceye’s commercial SAR (synthetic aperture radar) satellite constellation. The payload flights, Vector’s first customer flights since it started operations in early 2016, will be conducted over a four-year span as part of a larger partnership with Iceye.
The first test launch as part of this agreement was successfully completed July 30 in Mojave…
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