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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - NigeriaSat-X -
Full Name Nigeria Earth Observation Satellite X Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies NASRDA Launch Date 17 Aug 2011
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2021
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 37790 (TLE)
International Designator 2011-044C
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 98 deg
Orbit Altitude 700 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:15 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications Small satellite mission with technical and scientific objectives (capability demonstration).
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandAlbedo and reflectance NigeriaSat X Remote Sensing (Medium Resolution)
Multi-purpose imagery (land) NigeriaSat X Remote Sensing (Medium Resolution)
Mission Instruments
NigeriaSat X Remote Sensing (Medium Resolution) - NigeriaSat X Remote Sensing (Medium Resolution)
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