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Kent Ridge 1

Also called KR1


Designation 41167 / 15077B
Launch date 15 Dec 2015
Country of origin Singapore
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 550 km
Inclination 15°
Period 95 min
Launch vehicle PSLV #32

Owned by Singapore National University
Carries a 2 hyperspectral imagers and a high resolution video payload. The ultra-black Vantablack coating material is used to improve the performance of its star tracker.

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Technical data


Prime contractor  
Platform Berlin Space Technology LEOS-50
Mass at launch 78 kg
Dry mass  
Solar array body mounted
DC power  
Design lifetime 5 years

PPL1: 500-900 nm, 44 m resolution, 47.5 km swath width
PPL2: 900-1700 nm, 110 m resolution, 56.3 km swath width
SPL video: 450-630 nm, 6 m resolution

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