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NicaSat 1 (LSTSAT 1)

Nicaragua has announced in 2013, that CAST has been selected to manufacture and launch the NicaSat 1 communications satellite. It will be based on the DFH-4 Bus. Launch is planned for 2019 on a CZ-3B/G2 rocket.

The satellite project has apparently been renamed LSTSAT-1.

Nation: Nicaragua
Type / Application: Communication
Operator:
Contractors: CAST
Equipment:
Configuration: DFH-4 Bus
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 15 years
Mass:
Orbit: GEO
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
NicaSat 1 - 2019 Xi CZ-3B/G2