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Egyptsat 2A

Also called MisrSat


Designation 44047 / 19008A
Launch date 21 Feb 2019
Country of origin Egypt
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 720 km sun-synchronous
Inclination 98.0°
Period 97.8 min
Launch vehicle Soyuz 2 #60

The spacecraft will have improved performance characteristics as compared to its predecessor, Egyptsat 2. The satellite in particular will have the improved optoelectronic system and the onboard control complex, a high-rate RF-link and the solar arrays with increased efficiency.

Built by RSC Energia (559GK bus), approx 1000 kg at launch

Carries a multi spectral imager (visible and IR) and a multi spectral camera.

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