Full Name NorSat-2 Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies NOSA Launch Date 14 Jul 2017
Mission Links EOL Date Dec 2023
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 42828 (TLE)
International Designator 2017-042D
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 96.5 minutes
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination 97.6 deg
Orbit Altitude 586 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 11:55:00 Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications The satellite carres multiple antennas for reception of AIS signals. It also contains equipment for testing of VDES (VHF data exchange system).
Mission Measurements
Mission Instruments
AIS - AIS Receiver
VDES - VHF Data Exchange System Test Mission
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