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Egyptsat 2


Designation 39678 / 14021A
Launch date 16 Apr 2014
Country of origin Egypt
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 720 km sun-synchronous
Inclination 51.6°
Period 97 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz #943

Carries a high resolution multi-spectral scanner and communication system. Resolution max is 3m in panchromatic mode and 4m in multispectral.

End of life

Out of service May 2015
Cause Control was lost, the onboard computer is freezed

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Technical data


Prime contractor RSC Energia
Platform 559GK
Mass at launch 1080 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array  
Stabilization Xenon propulsion
DC power  
Design lifetime 10 years

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