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UK-DMC 2

UK-DMC 2 [SSTL]

UK-DMC 2 is one of two enhanced DMC (Disaster Monitoring Constellation) Earth observation satellites, UK DMC-2 and Deimos 1, which will be capable of  imaging several thousand km along track and delivering double the data density of the 1st generation DMC satellites, increasing the ground sample distance from 32 meters to 22 meters, whilst maintaining the very wide swath of 660 km.

Nation: U.K.
Type / Application: Earth Observation
Operator: British National Space Centre
Contractors: SSTL
Equipment: 22-meter resolution imager in 3 spectral bands
Configuration: Microsat-100
Propulsion:
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass: 120 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
UK-DMC 2 2009-041C 29.07.2009 TB LC-109/95 Dnepr with DubaiSat 1, Deimos 1, Nanosat 1B, AprizeSat 3, AprizeSat 4

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