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Saudisat 2

Saudisat 2 [Kosmotras]

Saudi Sat 2 (30 kg) is designed to perform some experimental technologies that includes taking images with resolution better than 15 m for remote sensing. The orbit is sun synchronized at 700 km. It is to be noted that the Saudi Laser Station, part of the Space Research Institute, is going to be tracking Saudi Sat 2 with high accuracy of 3 of 1000 m.

Nation: Saudi Arabia
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: KACST Space Research Institute
Contractors: KACST Space Research Institute, SpaceQuest
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 35 kg
Orbit: 696 km × 722 km, 98.27
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SaudiSat 2 2004-025F 29.06.2004 Ba LC-109/95 Dnepr with DEMETER, SaudiComsat 1, SaudiComsat 2, LatinSat C, LatinSat D, AMSAT-Echo, Unisat 3

References:

  • KACST Website