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MisrSat 2 (Egypt 2, Aiji 2)

MisrSat 2 []

MisrSat 2 (not to be confused with EgyptSat 2 (MisrSat 2) launched in 2014) or Aiji 2 (Aiji Yaogan Weixing Erhao) is an Egyptian Earth remote-sounding satellite, built as a joint project between the Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) and its Chinese counterpart.

The satellite features an high-resolution imager with a ground resolution of 2 meters in panchromatic mode and 8 meters in color.

The Chinese CAST delivered two prototype and one flight unit of the satellite bus to Egypt, where the Egyptian imaging payload was integrated and tested. Then the flight unit was returned to China for launch.

Nation: Egypt
Type / Application: Earth Observation
Operator: EgSA
Contractors: CAST (bus)
Equipment: Imager
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 5 years
Mass: 350 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
MisrSat 2 (Egypt 2, Aiji 2) 2023-187 04.12.2023 Jq LC-43/94 CZ-2C (3) with Xingchi-1 02A, Xingchi-1 02B

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