On May 25, 2022, at 22:35 Yerevan time, A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched Transporter-5, SpaceX’s fifth dedicated SmallSat Rideshare Program mission with 59 small spacecraft, from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida, including the Armenian Earth observation satellite. Armenia’s Deputy Speaker of Parliament, former Minister of High Technological Industry Hakob Arshakyan informed about this on his Facebook page.
“I would like to express special thanks to all the people who have worked, work in the field of space policy development, planning and implementation.
The personal support of the Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to innovative programs of such strategic importance, as well as the priorities of the Government program approved by the National Assembly, open new horizons for scientific and technological progress in Armenia.
Watch the launch of Transporter-5 spacecraft in the video,” Arshakyan wrote.