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VRSS-2 SATELLITE
 

The VRSS-2 satellite is jointly designed and developed by DFH Satellite Co. Ltd.,

China Academy of Space Technology(CAST), a subsidiary of CASC, and Agencia Bolivariana para Actividades Espaciales (ABAE) of Venezuela, based on CAST2000 platform with one PAN/ MS camera and one infrared camera.

The satellite will run in 645km SSO above the Earth, the period around the Earth will be 97 minutes. The service life of the satellite will be 5 years.

VRSS-2 ORBITAL PARAMETERS

Semi-major Axis: 7016.8098km
Eccentricity: 0
Inclination: 98.0273°

 

 

SATELLITE REMOTE SENSING IMAGES OF SOME AREAS IN VENEZUELA

The remote sensing image data acquired by VRSS-2 satellite will be received by the ground station in Venezuela, and then radiometrically and geometrically corrected in the data processing center. The standard data products will be distributed to the users through the Public Service System.