BackForward Satellite: VRSS-2 

Satellite details
Acronym VRSS-2
Full name Venezuelan Remote Sensing Satellite - 2 (Antonio José de Sucre)
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the VRSS series.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land and vegetation observation.
  • Substantial contribution to disasters monitoring.
  • Details of payload not yet known.  It should consist of an improved version of the VRSS-1 payload, with resolution improved to 1 m (panchromatic) and 4 m (multispectral), and additional channels in SWIR (30 m) and LWIR (60 m).
Mass at launch 1000 kg Dry mass
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Data access information
  • Details not available.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 636 km
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Space agency ABAECAST
Status Unclear
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(as available)
Launch 09 Oct 2017 EOL 2023
Last update: 2023-12-21
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