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“Ofek 16”
Israel Launches Reconnaissance Satellite

Israel launched a reconnaissance satellite into orbit aboard a Shavit booster on Monday morning, the Israel Ministry of Defense announced. “Ofek 16 is an electro-optical reconnaissance satellite with advanced capabilities. During the initial period of operation, the satellite will undergo a series of tests to determine its propriety and performance level,” the ministry tweeted. The launch took place from the Palmachim Airbase in Israel at 4 a.m. local time.

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  • July 5, 2020