BackForward Satellite: EgyptSat-1 

Satellite details
Acronym EgyptSat-1
Full name EgyptSat-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • First flight unit of the EgyptSat programme.
  • Main missions: land observation and disaster monitoring
Mass at launch 160 kg Dry mass
Data access link
Data access information
  • Data are distributed by the Egyptian ground control station of the National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Science (NARSS) in Cairo.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 668 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency NARSS
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 17 Apr 2007 EOL 19 Jul 2010
Last update: 2015-07-27
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on EgyptSat-1

Acronym Full name
MBEI Multi-Band Earth Imager
IREI Infra-Red Earth Imager
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