BackForward Satellite Programme: Venezuelan Remote Sensing Satellite 

Programme details
Programme description
  • New series of Venezuelan land observation satellites.
  • Programme responsibility of the Agencia Bolivariana para Actividades Espaciales (ABAE).  Satellites developed and launched by the Chinese CAST.
  • The platform is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
  • The design life time of the satellites is 5 years.
  • Sunsynchronous orbit around 10:30.
  • See detailed description at
Data circulation
  • Details not available.
Programme lifetime 2012 - 2023
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned