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Kanopus
Kanopus-V-IK 1
Kanopus-V-IK 1
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Remote sensing satellite. Imager provided a resolution of 2.5 m in a 20 km swath and 12.5 m in four spectral channels along the same swath. A separate imager provided optical resolution of 25 m in a 250 km swath.

AKA: BelKA; BKA. Status: Operational 2012. First Launch: 2012-07-22. Last Launch: 2012-07-22. Number: 2 .

Family: Surveillance. Country: Belarus. Launch Vehicles: R-7, Soyuz-FG. Launch Sites: Baikonur LC31. More at: 12711.



2012 July 22 - . 06:41 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC31. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-FG.
  • Kanopus-V 1 - . Payload: Kanopus-V. Mass: 473 kg (1,042 lb). Nation: Russia. Class: Surveillance. Type: Civilian surveillance satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Kanopus. Spacecraft: Kanopus. USAF Sat Cat: 38707 . COSPAR: 2012-039A. Apogee: 507 km (315 mi). Perigee: 500 km (310 mi). Inclination: 97.5000 deg. Period: 94.70 min. Remote sensing satellite. Imager provided a resolution of 2.5 m in a 20 km swath and 12.5 m in four spectral channels along the same swath. A separate imager provided optical resolution of 25 m in a 250 km swath..
  • BKA 2 - . Payload: BelKA-2. Mass: 473 kg (1,042 lb). Nation: Belarus. Class: Surveillance. Type: Civilian surveillance satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Kanopus. Spacecraft: Kanopus. USAF Sat Cat: 38708 . COSPAR: 2012-039B. Apogee: 507 km (315 mi). Perigee: 506 km (314 mi). Inclination: 97.5000 deg. Period: 94.80 min. Remote sensing satellite; replaced BelKa 1 satellite lost in an launch failure. Imager provided a resolution of 2.1 m and four spectral channels..


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