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Saudisat 3

Saudisat 3 [Roskosmos]

SaudiSat 3 is a follow-on to the earlier Saudisat projects. Larger than its precedessors, SaudiSat 3 uses high resolution imagers provided by SUNspace in South Africa and the for Space Research Institute of KACST (King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology) for Earth observation.

Nation: Saudi Arabia
Type / Application: Technology, Earth observation
Operator: KACST Space Research Institute
Contractors: KACST Space Research Institute
Equipment:
Configuration:
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 200 kg
Orbit: 655 km × 678 km, 98.09
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SaudiSat 3 2007-012B 17.04.2007 Ba LC-109/95 Dnepr with EgyptSat 1, SaudiComsat 3, SaudiComsat 4, SaudiComsat 5, SaudiComsat 6, SaudiComsat 7, CP 3, CP 4, CAPE 1, Libertad 1, AeroCube 2, CSTB 1, MAST

References:

  • KACST Website