Sina 1 [Roskosmos]
Sina 1 (also erroneously transcribed Sinah 1) is Irans first satellite. This satellite is a 160 kg experimental payload built by Russia's Polyot, based in Omsk. The satellite is built on the Sterkh bus. Some reports indicate an imaging payload, others a communications payload.
Sina 1 was launched in October 2005 onboard a Kosmos-3M launch vehicle from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome.
|Type / Application:||Technology|
|Operator:||Iran National Space Administration (INSA)|
|Power:||2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries|
|Orbit:||682 km × 704 km, 98.1°|
|Sina 1||2005-043D||27.10.2005||Pl LC-132/1||Kosmos-3M||with TopSat 1, China-DMC+4, Mozhayets 5, SSETI-Express UWE 1, XI 5, Ncube 2, Rubin 5-ASOLANT|