NigeriaSat-X: Launched 2011

NigeriaSat-X: Launched 2011

The NigeriaSat-X Earth observation satellite provides the Nigerian National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) and the Disaster Monitoring Constellation with 22m imaging capability.  The spacecraft delivers 22m GSD across a 600km swath width.

NigeriaSat-X was used as a Training Model spacecraft for the team of Nigerian engineers who participated in SSTL’s training and development programme. Over a period of 18 months, the Nigerian engineers were based at SSTL in the UK and were involved in the design, manufacture and test phases of the NigeriaSat-X spacecraft in a controlled real project, real engineering environment.  After launch, NigeriaSat-X was commissioned in orbit by the Nigerian engineers. 

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