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Alsat 1


Designation 27559 / 02054A
Launch date 28 Nov 2002
Country of origin Algeria
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 686 km; sun-synchronous; 0° slot in the DMC system
Inclination 98.2°
Period 98.5 min (4 day revisit)
Launch vehicle Cosmos C

Built with and for the Algerian Centre National des Techniques Spatiales (CNTS). It will monitor desert and water resources.

Alsat 1 is part of an international collaboration to launch the first constellation of Earth observation satellites specifically designed for disaster monitoring.

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Technical data


First satellite to use IP as the primary communication protocol
Download: 2245 MHz

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