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LAPAN A2 (LAPAN-ORARI / IO 86 / Indonesia-OSCAR 86)


LAPAN A2, also known as LAPAN-ORARI, is an indonesian microsatellite based on the LAPAN-Tubsat. It carries an AIS (Automatic Identification System) to identify the ships in the waters of Indonesia and a video camera with a range three times wider than the Lapan-Tubsat. It also carries a payload for disaster management by amateur radio communication.

The satellite structure and many subsystems are the same as in its sister satellite LAPAN A3.

The Earth observation payload of LAPAN A2 consists of a Video camera (Kappa PAL) for 80 km width ground coverage and a Video camera (Kappa HDTV for high resolution satellite color video observation with a ground resolution of 6 m and a ground coverage of 11 × 6 km per video frame.

LAPAN-A2 carries a payload of voice repeaters and an APRS Repeater for communications of the Organisation for Amateur Radio Indonesia (ORARI) during a disaster. After launch, it received the designation IO 86 or Indonesia-OSCAR 86.

Nation: Indonesia
Type / Application: Earth observation, amateur communications, traffic monitoring
Operator: LAPAN
Contractors: LAPAN
Equipment: Camera, AIS-receiver
Propulsion: None
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 68 kg
Orbit: 638 km × 658 km, 6
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
LAPAN A2 (LAPAN-ORARI, IO 86, Indonesia-OSCAR 86) 2015-052B 28.09.2015 Sr FLP PSLV-XL with AstroSat, exactView 9, Lemur-2 1, Lemur-2 2, Lemur-2 3, Lemur-2 4

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