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Artist’s concept of a Eurostar E3000 satellite . The Anasis 2 spacecraft built for the authorities is based on the Airbus Eurostar E3000 satellite stage, but design details have not been disclosed. Charge: AirbusA communications satellite built for the army arrived at Cape Canaveral this week by an Airbus factory in France to begin final preparations for launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in July.
The Anasis 2 communications satellite flew aboard a Antonov An-124 cargo airplane to the Kennedy Space Center Monday from Toulouse, France, the site of an Airbus spacecraft manufacturing facility.
The trip from Toulouse to the Kennedy Space Center appeared on flight monitoring sites. Industry sources supported the Antonov transport plane transported the Anasis 2 spacecraft to the Florida launch base, where teams fuel and will examine the satellite inside a SpaceX processing center.
The Anasis 2 satellite is scheduled for launching in July at the Kennedy Space Center.
Produced by Airbus Defense and Space, the Anasis 2 satellite is shrouded in secrecy at the wishes of the the spacecraft’s proprietor — the authorities.
Anasis 2 is based on the Eurostar E3000 spacecraft stage created by Airbus, however, specifics about its functionality have been kept under wraps. Even the Anasis 2 satellite is anticipated to launch into an elliptical transfer orbit, then use its own on-board propulsion system to reach a circular orbit at geostationary altitude over 22,000 kilometers (nearly 36,000 km ) within the equator.,
The satellite was purchased by south Korea through an arrangement to offset South Korea’s purchase of F-35A fighter jets from Lockheed Martin. The satellite production bargain was subcontracted by lockheed Martin to Airbus.
Charge: SpaceXBefore Anasis 2, South Korea’s military has relied on international and civilian-owned satellites.
The liftoff of this Anasis 2 satellite in July is fourth based on SpaceX’s launching manifest.
A Falcon 9 aircraft launching carrying the batch of SpaceX’s Starlink broadband tanks are scheduled for Friday from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, followed by another Falcon 9/Starlink launching around June 22 .
The U.S. Space Force’s following GPS navigation satellite is scheduled for launch June 30 from pad 40 on a second Falcon 9 rocket, followed by the Anasis 2 mission in early July.