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Saudisat 5A, 5B

Saudisat 5 [KACST]

SaudiSat 5A and 5B are two Saudi-Arabian earth observation and technology demonstration satellites developed by the KACST (King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology).

Saudisat 5 satellites feature a regionally optimized hyper-spectral imaging system.

SaudiSat 5B will be launched by a Chinese CZ-2D (2) rocket.

Nation: Saudi Arabia
Type / Application: Technology, Earth observation
Operator: KACST Space Research Institute
Contractors: KACST Space Research Institute
Power: Solar cells, batteries
Mass: 200 kg
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
SaudiSat 5A - with ?
SaudiSat 5B - 2018 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2) with ?