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Navid

Navid [ISNA]

Navid is an small iranian built and launched Earth observation satellite. It was placed into an orbit at an altitude between 250 and 370 kilometres.

The Navid satellite was reportedly built by students at the Iran University of Science and Technology (Elm-o Sanat university) in Teheran. It features a panchromatic imager with a resolution of about 400 m.

An improved version, Navid 2, has been developed and renamed Tadbir.

Nation: Iran
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: Iran University of Science and Technology (Elm-o Sanat university), Teheran
Contractors: Iran University of Science and Technology (Elm-o Sanat university), Teheran
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 1.5 years (planned); 2 months (reached)
Mass: 50 kg
Orbit: 375 km × 276 km, 56
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Navid 2012-005A 03.02.2012 Sem Safir-1B

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Further Navid missions: