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Alsat 2A


Designation 36798 / 10035D
Launch date 12 Jul 2010
Country of origin Algeria
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 633 km, sunsynchronous
Inclination 98.2°
Period 98.2 min (4 days revisit)
Launch vehicle PSLV #17

For the Algerian Centre National des Techniques Spatiales (CNTS).

The two Alsat 2 satellites sum up to $17 million.

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Technical data


Prime contractor Astrium
Platform AstroSat100 (Myriade)
Mass at launch 116 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime  

Will have a resolution of 2.5 metres in panchromatic mode and 10 metres in each of four colour bands in multispectral mode. Its swath width is 17.5 km.

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