IAI-Elta – ELM-2070- TecSAR satel­lite

SP's MAI - - SPACE -

In Jan­uary 2008, an Is­raeli spy satel­lite was suc­cess­fully launched into or­bit un­der a com­mer­cial con­tract be­tween IAI and An­trix Cor­po­ra­tion. The launch of IAI-Elta – ELM-2070 TecSAR satel­lite by an In­dia-made rocket was car­ried out from the Sri­harikota space sta­tion of ISRO. An­trix Cor­po­ra­tion is the com­mer­cial arm of ISRO.

The satel­lite was de­signed and de­vel­oped by MBT Space, a divi­sion of IAI. It is equipped with a cam­era that can see through clouds and carry out day and night all-weather imag­ing.

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