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NigeriaSat-X: Launched 2011

Satellite Data

Name:
NigeriaSat-X

Customer:
NASRDA

Mission:
Earth Observation

Mass:
85.6kg

Platform:
SSTL-100

Launch Data

Launch Date:
Aug 17 2011 7:12AM

Launch Site:
Yasny, Russia

Launcher:
DNEPR

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

Press Releases

  • 10/08/2011Launch Date Set for NigeriaSat-2 and NigeriaSat-X satellites
  • 17/08/11: SSTL successfully launches two Nigerian Earth Observation satellites
  • 26/08/11: Nigerian built satellite acquires first image just days after launch

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