Dubai Sat-2 Successfully Launched

Dubai Sat-2 Successfully Launched

Dubai Sat-2 Successfully Launched

(Dubai) – The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has announced the successful launch of Dubai Sat-2 into outer space on November 21, 2013. The successful launch marks another accomplishment for the UAE in aerospace and complements EIAST’s achievements in the fields of space science and advanced technology, which further consolidates the country’s pioneering status in the global space industry map.
Dubai Sat-2 was launched into outer space from the Yasny Launch Base in Russia, using the Russian Dnepr rocket launcher in cooperation with the Russian International Space Company (Kozmotras), under the supervision of EIAST representatives and team of engineers.
According to EIAST, the UAE team of engineers at the ground station was able to communicate directly with Dubai Sat-2, which entered orbit 15 minutes and 33 seconds after its launch and accurately determined the path of the satellite.

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