Credit: Telespazio / ASI

Mission info



First-stage booster: ?
Satellites: COSMO-SkyMed 2
Mission: Second COSMO-SkyMed 2nd Generation Earth-observation satellite.
Payload mass: 1,700 kg - 3,700 lb
Launch: 31/01/2022 - 23h11 GMT
Launch site: Cape Canaveral (Florida) - SLC-40
Customer: ASI (Italian Space Agency)
Orbit: SSO
Launch overview:


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This article was published by FutureSpaceFlight founder and chief editor Kris Christiaens. Kris Christiaens has been passionate and fascinated by spaceflight and space exploration all his life and has written hundreds of articles on space projects, the commercial space industry and space missions over the past 20 years for magazines, books and websites. In late 2021, he founded the website FutureSpaceFlight with the goal of promoting new space companies and commercial space projects and compiling news of these start-ups and companies on one website.