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PerúSat 1

PerúSat 1 [Airbus DS]

PerúSat 1 is an high resolution earth observing satellite built for the Peruvian armed forces.

PerúSat 1 was ordered by the government of Peru in April 2014 for a launch in 2016.

The satellite is designed based on Airbus Defence and Space's AstroBus-S (AstroBus-300) bus and features an imaging system from the NAOMI (New Astrosat Observation Modular Instrument) family to provide 0.7 m resolution panchromatic images and 2 m resolution images in four wavelenght bands.

PerúSat 1 was launched on a shared launch on an Arianespace Vega launch vehicle in 2016.

Nation: Peru
Type / Application: Earth observation
Operator: Peruvian armed forces
Contractors: Airbus Defence and Space
Equipment: 1-meter panchromatic imager, 2-meter imager in 4 spectral bands
Configuration: AstroBus-300 (AstroBus-S)
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Lifetime: 10 years
Mass: 430 kg
Orbit: 676 km × 678 km, 98.21°
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
PerúSat 1 2016-058A 16.09.2016 Ko ELV Vega with SkySat 4, SkySat 5, SkySat 6, SkySat 7

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