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Vnredsat 1A

Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster Monitoring Satellite
Also called Vinaredsat 1A


Designation 39160 / 13021B
Launch date 7 May 2013
Country of origin Vietnam
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 670 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 98.1°
Period 98.4 min
Launch vehicle Vega #2

Owned by Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST)

The system will include the satellite as well as the ground control, receiving and image processing stations. Contract worth EUR 55.2 million

External resources


sat-index articles

n2yo.com tracking

Technical data


Prime contractor Astrium
Platform Myriade
Mass at launch 115 kg
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Design lifetime  

2.5 m resolution, optical satellite

Downlink: 2240 MHz

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