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Ofeq 5



Ofeq 5 (Horizon 5) is an Israeli military photo-reconnaissance satellite that was launched westward (i.e., retrograde) from Palmahim Beach AFB on the Mediterranean coast by a Shavit rocket at 14:55 UT on 28 May 2002.

Alternate Names

  • 27434
  • Horizon 5
  • Ofeq5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2002-05-28
Launch Vehicle: Shavit
Launch Site: Palmahim, Israel

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Israel)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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