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Unosat


Brazilian technology satellite.

Gross mass: 9.00 kg (19.80 lb).
First Launch: 2003.08.22.
Number: 1 .

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Associated Countries
See also
  • VLS Brazilian satellite launcher building on successful family of sounding rockets. More...

Associated Launch Vehicles
  • VLS Brazilian satellite launcher building on successful family of sounding rockets. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Parana Brazilian manufacturer of spacecraft. Parana, Brazil. More...

Bibliography
  • McDowell, Jonathan, Jonathan's Space Home Page (launch records), Harvard University, 1997-present. Web Address when accessed: here.

Associated Launch Sites
  • Alcantara Sounding rocket and orbital launch site. Used for 53 known launches from 1990 to 2007. The launch complex for Brazil's indigenous VLS orbital booster was located here. More...

Unosat Chronology


2003 August 22 - . 16:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Alcantara. Launch Complex: Alcantara VLS. LV Family: VLS. Launch Vehicle: VLS-1. LV Configuration: VLS-1 V-03. FAILURE: Failure - Exploded on pad during final prelaunch processing. 21 people were killed, with none injured..
  • Unosat - . Payload: Unosat. Mass: 9.00 kg (19.80 lb). Nation: Brazil. Agency: Parana. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Unosat. COSPAR: F20030822B.

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