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Program: Safir

Satellite For Information Relay

Program of OHB System (Bremen, Germany) with 6 satellites (3 stand-alone and 3 piggybacked). The 3 satellites are planned in 1997, 1998, 1999

Stand-alone satellites


Perigee/Apogee 678/696 km
Inclination 98.4°
Period 98 min
Uplinks 401 MHz
Downlinks 400 MHz


Prime contractor  
Mass at launch 55 kg
Mass in orbit  
Length 45 cm
Width 45 cm
Height 45 cm
DC power  
Design lifetime  

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