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Canopus V IK

Also called Kanopus V IK


Designation 42825 / 17042A
Launch date 14 Jul 2017
Country of origin CIS
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 514 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 97.4°
Period 94.8 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz 2 #49

This is Canopus V 2 modified to cover IR

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Technical data


Prime contractor NPP VNIIEM
Mass at launch 473 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime 5 years

The onboard computers and power distributions were made by SSTL

Carries a panchromatic imaging system, a multispectral imaging system, and a multi-channel radiometer that covers the middle and far infrared ranges

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