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Luxembourg launches first military satellite

31st January 2018 - 22:23 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


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Luxembourg’s first military satellite, GovSat-1, was successfully launched into orbit onboard SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket from Florida on 31 January.

The launch of the platform was pushed back by a day to enable the SpaceX team to replace a second stage sensor on board the aircraft.

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