BackForward Satellite: EgyptSat-2 

Satellite details
Acronym EgyptSat-2
Full name EgyptSat-2
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the EgyptSat programme.
  • Main mission: land observation and disaster monitoring.
  • Elliptical orbit: perigee 563 km, apogee 714 km
Mass at launch 1050 kg Dry mass
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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 Drifting orbit Altitude 634 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency NARSS
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • EgyptSat-2 orbital control lost on 9 June 2015.
Launch 16 Apr 2014 EOL 09 Jun 2015
Last update: 2021-11-04
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on EgyptSat-2

Acronym Full name
MSI Multispectral imager
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