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MicroDragon satellite set for 2019 lift-off

03 December 2018

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MicroDragon, a made-in-Việt Nam earth observation satellite, will be launched into space early next year.

The Việt Nam National Space Centre (VNSC) under the Việt Nam Academy of Science and Technology said take-off had been planned for 17 January from Japan.

MicroDragon and six Japanese satellites will be launched by an Epsilon-4 rocket from the Uchinoura Space Centre in Kagoshima Prefecture at 9:50:20-9:59:37 (local time). MicroDragon will be separated from the rocket at a height of 511 kilometres.

Source: Viet Nam News

Image credit: tuoitre.vn - MicroDragon, a made-in-Việt Nam earth observation satellite, will be launched into space early next year.

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