Dnipro Customs: Sich-2-30 satellite was sent to the USA for launch into space
Ukraine sent an artificial satellite to the USA for launch into space. In the United States, the Ukrainian aircraft “Sich-2-30” will be received and prepared for launch into space by the Space X company, owned by businessman Elon Musk. The planned passage of the border was reported to the customs of the city of Dnipro (formerly Dnipropetrovsk – approx. “Lenta.ru” ).
“Customs formalities have been completed, and the Ukrainian satellite Sich-2-30 has been sent in the United States, without deviations from the schedule, “- said the customs officials. The satellite was produced in Dnipro as part of the National Space Program of Ukraine.
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on February 2 instructed the country's state space agency to ensure the launch of a satellite in 2021, timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's independence. Despite the fact that the Sich-2-30 apparatus was assembled back in 2019, its launch will eventually take place after Zelensky's deadline – January 10, 2022.
The satellite will go into orbit using a Falcon rocket 9 by SpaceX. The agreement with SpaceX became known on March 5, 2021, the cost of launching a satellite for Ukraine was one million dollars.
Earlier, the Musk space company was named controlling more than a third of all Earth satellites. As part of a project to deploy a global Internet network, the American businessman plans to send more than 42 thousand satellites into the planet's orbit.