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NigeriaSat-2: Launched 2011

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Satellite Data

Name:
NigeriaSat-2

Customer:
NASRDA

Mission:
Earth Observation

Mass:
270kg

Platform:
SSTL-300

Launch Data

Launch Date:
Aug 17 2011 7:12AM

Launch Site:
Yasny, Russia

Launcher:
DNEPR

Orbit:
700km altitude, sun-synchronous orbit, 22:30 LTAN

Press Releases

06/11/2006  Contract award
10/08/2011  Launch Date Set for NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X satellites
15/08/2011 SSTL's very high resolution satellite NigeriaSat-2 prepares for launch
17/08/2011SSTL successfully launches two further Earth observation satellites
28/09/2011 Nigeria's new satellite demonstrates stunning high resolution capability
 

In the News

Nigeria set to expand its activities in space
BBC News 02 March 2011

Nigerian satellites are picture perfect
BBC News 26 August 2011

UK-built NigeriaSat-2 shows off its vision
BBC News 28 September 2011
 

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