Azerbaijan’s Azerspace-2 satellite delivered to French Guiana for launch (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan’s geostationary satellite Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 was delivered to the French Guiana Space Center in French Guiana.
"Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 was delivered ahead of its dual-passenger launch," CEO of Arianespace Company Stephane Israel tweeted.
Launching the second satellite into orbit is scheduled for September 2018.
The Azerbaijani satellite will be launched into orbit by Ariane 5 ECA carrier rocket. Besides Azerspace-2 / Intelsat 38, the Horizons 3e satellite of the Intelsat joint venture and the Japanese operator Sky Perfect JSAT Corp will be launched on the same day, Trend reported.
The satellite's service zone will include countries of Europe, Central and South Asia, Middle East and Africa.