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Es’hail-2 gets ready for launch

Es’hail 2

Qatar-based satellite operator Es’hailSat’s new satellite, Es’hail-2, has arrived atht eSpaceX launch facility in Florida in prepration for launch on November 15.

The satellite is now undergoing final preparation at the SpaceX launch facility for launch on board a Falcon 9 rocket. The Mitsubishi Electric Company-build craft offers Ku-band capacity for the 25.5° East/26° East orbital slot and features Ka-band capacity with anti-jamming capabilities.

Ali Al Kuwari, President and CEO of Es’hailSat, said: “We are very excited about the upcoming launch of Es’hail-2, the second in our planned fleet of satellites. Launching rockets in to space is an inherently risky business, but working with the extremely competent people at SpaceX, we are optimistic about the chances of a successful launch.”