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Falcon Eye 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2020-090A

Description

Designed for a 10-year mission, the Falcon Eye 2 satellite will collect high-resolution images for downlink to the armed forces of the United Arab Emirates. With global coverage, the spacecraft gives the UAE an independent source of space-based surveillance data for use in military campaigns, intelligence analysis, and strategic planning.

Alternate Names

  • FalconEye2
  • 47226

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-12-02
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (United Arab Emirates)

Discipline

  • 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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