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Kanopus-V-IK 1

Kanopus-V [NPO VNIIEM]
Kanopus-V-IK similar

Kanopus-V-IK (Kanopus-Vulkan-Infra-Krasny) is a small Russian remote sensing satellite.

The satellite was originally built as Kanopus-V 2 by NPO VNII Elektromekhaniki, who subcontracted the avionics suite to SSTL. After modifications, it gained a new infra-red capability for a primary purpose of detecting sources of fire as small as five by five meters on a 2000 kilometer swath of land.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Earth Observation
Operator: Roskosmos
Contractors: NPO VNIIEM
Equipment: PSS, MSS, MSU-200
Configuration: Kanopus bus
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 5 years
Mass: 473 kg
Orbit: 510 km × 510 km, sun-synchronous
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kanopus-V-IK 1 (ex Kanopus-V 2) - 2017 Ba LC-31/6 Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M with Zond, Zvezda, CICERO Pathfinder, Corvus-BC 1, Corvus-BC 2, Perseus-O 1, Perseus-O 2, Perseus-O 3, Perseus-O 4, MKA-N 1, MKA-N 2, Flock-2k 1, ..., x, Lemur-2 z1, ..., z?, Mayak


  • NPO VNIIEM Website