BackForward Satellite: VRSS-1 

Satellite details
Acronym VRSS-1
Full name Venezuelan Remote Sensing Satellite - 1 (Francisco de Miranda)
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the VRSS series.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land and vegetation observation.
  • Substantial contribution to disasters monitoring.
Mass at launch 880 kg Dry mass
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Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 645 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency ABAECAST
Status Unclear
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Launch 29 Sep 2012 EOL 2022
Last update: 2022-01-03
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on VRSS-1

Acronym Full name
PMC High Resolution Camera
WMC Wide-swath Multispectral Camera
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