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Sapphire: Launched 2013

Satellite Data

Name:
Sapphire

Customer:
MacDonald Dettwiler Associates (Prime,supplying to Canadian Department of National Defence)

Mission:
Space situational awareness

Mass:
150kg

Platform:
SSTL-150

Launch Data

Launch Date:
25 February 2013 12.31 UTC

Launch Site:
Sriharikota, India

Launcher:
PSLV-C20

Orbit:
750km sun-synchronous

Press Releases


01/02/2008: Contract award

25/02/2013: Sapphire launched
 
 

In the News


Indian rocket launches Asteroid hunting satellite, tiny space telescopes
Space.com 25 February 2013
 

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