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Kanopus-V-IK 1

Kanopus-V [NPO VNIIEM]
Kanopus-V-IK similar

Kanopus-V-IK (Kanopus-Vulkan-Infra-Krasny) is a small Russian remote sensing satellite.

The satellite was originally built as Kanopus-V 2 by NPO VNII Elektromekhaniki, who subcontracted the avionics suite to SSTL. After modifications, it gained a new infra-red capability for a primary purpose of detecting sources of fire as small as five by five meters on a 2000 kilometer swath of land.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Earth Observation
Operator: Roskosmos
Contractors: NPO VNIIEM
Equipment: PSS, MSS, MSU-200
Configuration: Kanopus bus
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 5 years
Mass: 473 kg
Orbit: 506 km × 509 km, 97.43
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kanopus-V-IK 1 (ex Kanopus-V 2) 2017-042A 14.07.2017 Ba LC-31/6 Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M with Flying Laptop, WNISAT 1R, NORSAT 1, NORSAT 2, TechnoSat, CICERO 1, 2, 3, Landmapper-BC 1, 2, MKA-N 1, 2, Flock-2k 1, ..., 48, Lemur-2 42, ..., 49, NanoACE, Mayak, Iskra-MAI-85, UTE-UESOR


  • NPO VNIIEM Website