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Nanosat 01

Nanosat 01 [Arianespace]

Nanosat 01 is a small technology satellite, which is constructed by the spanish space agency INTA (Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial). It weighs about 15 kg, has a power of 20 Watts and one of its applications is to ensure communications with bases in the Antarctica zone. Nanosat was launched piggy-back with Helios 2A, 4 Essaim and PARASOL on an Ariane-5G+ launch vehicle.

Nanosat 1B is a small technology satellite, which is constructed by the spanish space agency INTA (Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacial). It is a follow-up project to Nanosat 01.

Nation: Spain
Type / Application: Science
Operator: INTA
Contractors: INTA
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 15 kg
Orbit: 705 km × 705 km
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Nanosat 01 2004-049B 18.12.2004 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5G+ with Helios 2A, Essaim 1, Essaim 2, Essaim 3, Essaim 4, PARASOL
Nanosat 1B 2009-041E 29.07.2009 TB LC-109/95 Dnepr with DubaiSat 1, UK-DMC 2, AprizeSat 3, AprizeSat 4