Israel’s Amos-17 ready to launch
July 29, 2019
By Chris Forrester
Spacecom, which operates the Amos fleet of Israeli satellites will launch its next satellite, Amos-17, on August 3rd.
The satellite was built on a ‘fast track’ basis by Boeing and will be launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Amos-17 will operate from 17 degrees East.
Spacecom CEO and president, David Pollack stated, “Spacecom has long been the pioneering leader in providing international satellite communication services in Israel and worldwide. AMOS-17’s launch is a meaningful and strategic milestone that boosts Israel’s continued presence in space and our corporate growth.”