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Offek 5


Designation 27434 / 02025A
Launch date 28 May 2002
Country of origin Israel
Mission Military: reconnaissance
Perigee/Apogee 480 km?
Inclination 143.5°
Launch vehicle Shavit #6
Launch site Palmahim

Cost: approx $60 million

The camera was designed by Elop Electro-Optics Industries Ltd. ("El-Op"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems. IAI would like to sell pictures taken by it.

Said to still be operational in 2013.

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Technical data


Prime contractor IAI
Mass at launch 300 kg
Mass in orbit  
Dimension 2.3 m x 1.2 m diameter
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime 4 years

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