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December 08, 2021

On December 8, 2021, Ukrainian spacecraft Sich-2-30, developed and manufactured by Yuzhnoye SDO, departed from Boryspil International Airport (KBP) with the assistance of Cargo Division of Turkish Airlines and Gunsel LLC as their official Appointed Cargo Sales Agent in Ukraine.

Route to be covered by Sich-2-30 to the launch site is as follows: Dnipro – Kyiv – Istanbul – and it is expected that on December 12, the plane will land in Miami (Florida, USA).

Tentatively on December 12, spacecraft will arrive to the International Airport of Miami and in several days following the customs clearance, it will reach the Kennedy Space Center on Cape Canaveral for prelaunch processing and integration activities with SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket.

Ukrainian remote sensing satellite Sich-2-30 is scheduled for launch on January 10, 2022.

Sich-2-30 is designed to obtain digital images of the Earth’s surface in the visible and near-infrared ranges of electromagnetic wavelengths as well as to monitor the Earth’s magnetosphere parameters. It features 7 m (per pixel) resolution with swath width of 45 km.