ALSAT-1: Launched 2002

ALSAT-1: Launched 2002

ALSAT-1 was Algeria's first national satellite and was designed and constructed by SSTL within a collaborative programme with the Algerian Centre National des Techniques Spatiales (CNTS).

ALSAT-1 carried Earth imaging cameras which provided 32-meters resolution imaging in 3 spectral bands (NIR, red, green) with an extremely wide imaging swath of 600 km. ALSAT-1 was the first satelilte to take 32m resolution multispectral images at 600km swath width.

ALSAT-1 was the first satellite in the Disaster Monitoring Constellation.