BackForward Satellite: NigeriaSat-X 

Satellite details
Acronym NigeriaSat-X
Full name NigeriaSat-X
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the NigeriaSat programme, actually launched together with NigeriaSat-2.
  • Main mission: land observation for disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 87 kg Dry mass 85 kg
Power 30 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data openly available through the DMC agreement.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 681 km
ECT 10:15 asc


Space agency NASRDA
Status Unclear
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 17 Aug 2011 EOL 2023
Last update: 2023-12-21
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on NigeriaSat-X

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