Full Name Fuerza Aerea Satellite - Bravo Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies FACh Launch Date 10 Jul 1998
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 31 Dec 2001
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Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 101.3 minutes
Orbit Sense N/A Orbit Inclination 98.1 deg
Orbit Altitude 820 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 21:37 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications FASat-Bravo is the second Chilean experimental microsatellite in orbit, built under a technology transfer program between the Chilean Air Fore (FACh = Fuerza Aerea de Chile) and SSTL (Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd), Guildford, UK. The FASat program included the training of Chilenian engineers with aerospace experience (at SSTL) and to operate the Mission Control Station (ECM-Santiago) in Chile. The program's primary objective is that of acquiring the basic scientific and technological experience required to take more advanced steps.
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