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Sina 1

Sina 1 [Roskosmos]

Sina 1 (also erroneously transcribed Sinah 1) is Irans first satellite. This satellite is a 160 kg experimental payload built by Russia's Polyot, based in Omsk. The satellite is built on the Sterkh bus. Some reports indicate an imaging payload, others a communications payload.

Sina 1 was launched in October 2005 onboard a Kosmos-3M launch vehicle from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.

Nation: Iran
Type / Application: Technology
Operator: Iran National Space Administration (INSA)
Contractors: NPO Polyot
Equipment:
Configuration: Sterkh bus
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 160 kg
Orbit: 682 km × 704 km, 98.1
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Sina 1 2005-043D 27.10.2005 Pl LC-132/1 Kosmos-3M with TopSat 1, China-DMC+4, Mozhayets 5, SSETI-Express UWE 1, XI 5, Ncube 2, Rubin 5-ASOLANT

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