BackForward Satellite: NigeriaSat-1 

Satellite details
Acronym NigeriaSat-1
Full name NigeriaSat-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the NigeriaSat programme.
  • Main mission: land observation for disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 98 kg Dry mass 96 kg
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data openly available through the DMC agreement.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 686 km
ECT 10:30 asc


Space agency NASRDA
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 27 Sep 2003 EOL 15 Nov 2011
Last update: 2015-07-28
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on NigeriaSat-1

Acronym Full name
SLIM6 Surrey Linear Imager Multispectral 6 channels - but 3 spectral bands
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