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Designation 25504 / 98060A
Launch date 23 Oct 1998
Country of origin Brazil
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 750 km
Inclination 25°
Period 100 min
Launch vehicle Pegasus #24

Construction costed $11 million and launch is worth $15 million

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Technical data


Prime contractor INPE?
Mass at launch 150 kg or 115 kg?
Mass in orbit  
Dimension 1 m diameter, 1.45 m height
Solar array  
Stabilization spin stabilized
DC power 70 W
Design lifetime  

Downlink: 2208 & 2267.515 MHz
Uplink: 401.635 & 2033.2 MHz

the main differences with SCD 1 are: Inclusion of a reaction wheel experiment, control of the spin rate by means of magnetic coils and a greater degree of brazilian made equipments.

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