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AUTSAT 1 (Amir-Kabir 1)

AUTSAT 1 (Amir-Kabir 1) [Farsnews]

AUTSAT 1 (Amir-Kabir 1) is an iranian microsatellite for remote sensing and store and forward communications built by the Amir Kabir University of Technology (AUT).

AUTSAT has been designed by the resident scientists and researchers at AUT. AUT and Iran Aerospace Industries Organization signed a production agreement on AUTSAT satellite. Reportedly the satellite’s total weight is 70-80 kilograms and can be used to assess damages inflicted by earthquakes, droughts and other natural disasters, contributing to the reduction of casualties. The satellite is also capable of surveying agricultural lands.

Nation: Iran
Type / Application: Earth observation, store and forward communications
Operator: Amir Kabir University of Technology
Contractors: Amir Kabir University of Technology
Equipment: Cameras at different wavelength
Configuration: 55 cm × 60 cm × 50 cm
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 3 - 5 years
Mass: 70-80 kg
Orbit: 661 km, 55°
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
AUTSAT 1 (Amir-Kabir 1) - 201x Sem LP-2 Simorgh