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Ball: BCP-4000

BCP-4000 (Radarsat 1) [Ball]

The Ball Aerospace Commercial Platform 4000 (BCP 4000) is designed specifically for SAR applications and provides the necessary power, stability and reliability for a cost-effective solution. The BCP 4000 uses the design heritage and flight-proven components as used on Radarsat 1 to meet SAR mission requirements in a low-risk, cost-effective manner.

The BCP 4000 architecture easily accommodates a wide range of payload and ground system requirements. A variety of options are available including various communication standards, power and propulsion capabilities, payload interfaces and onboard data storage.

Satellite Date Launcher Weight (kg) Remarks
Launch BOL
Radarsat 1 04.11.1995 Delta-7920-10 2750
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Source: Ball Aerospace Website