NX (NigeriaSat X) is an small satellite to advance the Nigerian space capability, which started with NigeriaSat 1. The training satellite NX is being developed by a team of 25 Nigerian trainee engineers at SSTL under a program to provide hands-on experience in all aspects of spacecraft development.
The NX satellite is based on the SSTL-100 platform and features a 22 meter multispectral imaging system with an 600 km swath.
|Type / Application:||Training, Earth Observation|
|Equipment:||22-meter resolution imager in 3 spectral bands|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||656 km × 697 km, 98.26°|
|NX (NigeriaSat X)||2011-044C||17.08.2011||Do LC-370/13||Dnepr||with Sich 2, NigeriaSat 2, RASAT, EDUSAT, AprizeSat 5, AprizeSat 6, BPA 2|