Maroc-Tubsat (Zarkae Al Yamama) [TUB]
The MAROC-TUBSAT or Zarkae Al Yamama project is a cooperation between CRTS Morocco and the Institut für Luft-und Raumfahrttechnik in Berlin, where the Moroccan side is responsible for payload and launch and the German side for the satellite bus.
The camera has a focal length of 72 mm and a field of view of about 8°.
The main tasks of the satellite are Earth remote sensing and vegetation detection with a medium resolution of about 300 m, store and forward communications for mobile localization and developing attitude control strategies for high resolution earth observation.
|Type / Application:||Earth observation|
|Contractors:||CRTS (payload), TU-Berlin (bus)|
|Equipment:||TV camera, store and forward communication payload|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||985 km × 1014 km, 99.2°|
|Maroc-Tubsat (Zarkae Al Yamama, Tubsat 6)||2001-056D||10.12.2001||Ba LC-45/1||Zenit-2||with Meteor-3M 1, Kompass, Badr B, Reflector|