Full Name DubaiSat-1 Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies MBRSC, UAE SA Launch Date 29 Jul 2009
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 29 Jul 2013
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Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 97.7 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 98.13 deg
Orbit Altitude 686 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:00:00 Repeat Cycle 8 days
Objectives and Applications DubaiSat-1 is the first Earth observation satellite owned by the UAE. Since it was launched in 2009, it has captured and sent a large number of satellite images at a resolution of 2.5 meters. It was developed to be the first step for the UAE to enter the space age by developing the first main batch of space specialised engineers who have played a leading role in transferring their knowledge to the second generation of Emirati space engineers.
Mission Measurements
LandMulti-purpose imagery (land) DMAC
Mission Instruments
DMAC - DubaiSat-1 Medium Aperture Camera
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