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SSTL Announces the Successful Launch of KazEOSat-2

June 25, 2014

SSTL Announces the Successful Launch of KazEOSat-2

GUILDFORD, United Kingdom, June 20, 2014—SurreySatellite TechnologyLtd (SSTL) todayannounced the successful launchofKazEOSat-2,amediumresolution Earth observation satellite for theRepublic ofKazakhstan, atUTC 19:11:1.Thespacecraftwaslaunched intoa630km sun-synchronous orbiton board aDNEPRrocket from Yasnyin Russia. Followingconfirmationof separation from the launchvehicle,thegroundstationat the newlybuiltsatelliteoperations centre in Kazakhstan’scapital city,Astana, established contactwith the satelliteon its first passandcommissioning ofthe platformisnowunderway,undertaken by a joint team ofengineers from SSTLand