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People: Disney, Sponable, Lopez-Alegria, Duque. Spacecraft: Deimos 2, Nanosat, Escafandra Estratonautica, Intasat, Eurostar 2000, FS-1300, LBSAT, MicroSat-100, Spacebus 3000, Star bus, Cubesat, Nanosat 01, Eurostar 3000. Launch Vehicles: INTA-100, Deacon, Atlas, Thor, Loki, Proton, Skua, Petrel, Super Loki, INTA-255, INTA-300, Ariane, INTA, INTA-300B, Ariane 5, Capricorno, Vega. Projects: Hispasat. Launch Sites: Cape Canaveral, Vandenberg, Baikonur, El Arenosillo, Kourou, Dombarovskiy, Gando. Stages: Chick, Gosling. Agency: ESA, Surrey, Arianespace, Toulouse, Cannes, UPM, Palo Al.

1955 November 29 - .
  • Birth of Jess Mitchell Sponable - . Nation: Spain, USA. Related Persons: Sponable. American engineer military spaceflight engineer astronaut, 1982-1987..

1958 May 30 - .
  • Birth of Michael Eladio 'LA' Lopez-Alegria - . Nation: Spain. Related Persons: Lopez-Alegria. Spanish test pilot mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-73, STS-92, STS-113, ISS EO-14..

1963 March 14 - .
  • Birth of Pedro Francisco Duque - . Nation: Spain. Related Persons: Duque. Spanish engineer mission specialist astronaut. Flew on STS-95, ISS Cervantes. First Spanish astronaut..

1966 October 15 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Carabela 4 Aeronomy / test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1966 October 20 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Skua. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy / test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1966 Nov - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1966 Nov - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Loki. Launch Vehicle: Judi-Dart.
  • Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1966 Nov - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Skua.
  • Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 75 km (46 mi).

1969 July 19 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: INTA-255.
  • Booster test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 1.00 km (0.60 mi).

1969 December 20 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: INTA-255.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 73 km (45 mi).

1970 December 22 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: INTA-255.
  • Test mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 132 km (82 mi).

1971 May 21 - . 22:35 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1971 May 26 - . 23:31 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 145 km (90 mi).

1971 May 27 - . 01:41 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 152 km (94 mi).

1971 May 28 - . 02:52 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Deacon. Launch Vehicle: Nike Cajun.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 160 km (90 mi).

1971 May 28 - . 04:31 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 103 km (64 mi).

1974 November 15 - . 17:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Vandenberg. Launch Complex: Vandenberg SLC2W. LV Family: Thor. Launch Vehicle: Delta 2310.
  • Intasat 1 - . Payload: Intasat. Mass: 20 kg (44 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Class: Technology. Type: Communications technology satellite. Spacecraft: Intasat. USAF Sat Cat: 7531 . COSPAR: 1974-089C. Apogee: 1,459 km (906 mi). Perigee: 1,442 km (896 mi). Inclination: 101.8000 deg. Period: 114.90 min.

1976 Jan - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Super Loki.
  • Winter Anomaly - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 70 km (43 mi).

1976 January 2 - . 14:59 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 3.
  • Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: DLR, INTA. Apogee: 94 km (58 mi).

1976 January 4 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: DLR, INTA. Apogee: 84 km (52 mi).

1976 January 4 - . 16:00 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly B-VI-1 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1976 January 20 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: DLR, INTA. Apogee: 60 km (37 mi).

1976 January 21 - . 13:40 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: DLR, INTA. Apogee: 79 km (49 mi).

1976 January 21 - . 15:55 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly B-VI-2 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA, SRC. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1976 January 21 - . 18:17 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Winter Anomaly B-VI-3 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA, SRC. Apogee: 135 km (83 mi).

1976 February 8 - . 14:26 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • Aeronomy / ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: DLR, INTA. Apogee: 81 km (50 mi).

1976 May 5 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: Skua. Launch Vehicle: Skua 2.
  • Ionosphere mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: DLR, INTA. Apogee: 95 km (59 mi).

1978 June 28 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-300. FAILURE: Failure.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 0 km (0 mi).

1981 February 18 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-300.
  • Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 285 km (177 mi). First completely successful launch..

1981 December 19 - . 20:00 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel.
  • FOCCA I Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 106 km (65 mi).

1982 March 13 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: Petrel. FAILURE: Failure.
  • FOCCA II Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 140 km (80 mi).

1984 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1984 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1984 Jun - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1985 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1985 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1985 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1990 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1990 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1990 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1991 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1991 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1991 - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. Launch Vehicle: INTA-100.
  • Test - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 100 km (60 mi).

1992 September 10 - . 23:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA2. LV Family: Ariane. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP.
  • Hispasat 1A - . Mass: 2,194 kg (4,836 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Hispasat. Manufacturer: Toulouse. Program: Hispasat. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: Eurostar 2000. USAF Sat Cat: 22116 . COSPAR: 1992-060A. Apogee: 35,794 km (22,241 mi). Perigee: 35,784 km (22,235 mi). Inclination: 0.1000 deg. Period: 1,436.20 min. Stationed at 30 deg W. Positioned in geosynchronous orbit at 30 deg W in 1992-1999 As of 3 September 2001 located at 29.99 deg W drifting at 0.013 deg W per day. As of 2007 Mar 10 located at 83.37E drifting at 3.458W degrees per day..

1993 July 22 - . 22:58 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA2. LV Family: Ariane. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L.
  • Hispasat-1B - . Mass: 2,120 kg (4,670 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Hispasat. Manufacturer: Toulouse. Program: Hispasat. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: Eurostar 2000. USAF Sat Cat: 22723 . COSPAR: 1993-048A. Apogee: 35,794 km (22,241 mi). Perigee: 35,780 km (22,230 mi). Inclination: 0.0000 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min. Stationed at 30 deg W. Positioned in geosynchronous orbit at 30 deg W in 1993-1999 As of 5 September 2001 located at 30.13 deg W drifting at 0.024 deg W per day. As of 2007 Mar 8 located at 157.75E drifting at 1.953W degrees per day..

1993 October 21 - . 01:46 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: INTA-300B.
  • FEIROX / FEIROH Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 154 km (95 mi).

1994 April 16 - . 01:22 GMT - . Launch Site: El Arenosillo. LV Family: INTA-300. Launch Vehicle: INTA-300B.
  • O2-INTA300 Aeronomy mission - . Nation: Spain. Agency: INTA. Apogee: 156 km (96 mi).

1995 July 7 - . 16:23 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA2. LV Family: Ariane. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 40.
  • UPM/LBSAT 1 - . Mass: 47 kg (103 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: UPM. Class: Technology. Type: Communications technology satellite. Spacecraft: LBSAT. USAF Sat Cat: 23607 . COSPAR: 1995-033C. Apogee: 676 km (420 mi). Perigee: 663 km (411 mi). Inclination: 98.1000 deg. Period: 98.10 min. Universidad Politecnia de Madrid Satellite; experimental communications, microgravity experiments..

2000 February 3 - . 23:30 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC36B. Launch Pad: SLC36B. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIAS.
  • Hispasat 1C - . Payload: Spacebus 3000B2. Mass: 3,112 kg (6,860 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Hispasat. Manufacturer: Cannes. Program: Hispasat. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: Spacebus 3000. USAF Sat Cat: 26071 . COSPAR: 2000-007A. Apogee: 35,796 km (22,242 mi). Perigee: 35,778 km (22,231 mi). Inclination: 0.0000 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min.

    Spanish domestic geosynchronous communications satellite. Stationed at 30 deg W. Positioned in geosynchronous orbit at 30 deg W in 2000. As of 3 September 2001 located at 30.14 deg W drifting at 0.013 deg W per day. As of 2007 Mar 9 located at 30.01W drifting at 0.005W degrees per day.


2002 September 18 - . 22:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Cape Canaveral. Launch Complex: Cape Canaveral LC36A. Launch Pad: SLC36A. LV Family: Atlas. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIAS.
  • Hispasat 1D - . Payload: Spacebus 3000B2. Mass: 3,250 kg (7,160 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Hispasat. Manufacturer: Cannes. Program: Hispasat. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: Spacebus 3000. USAF Sat Cat: 27528 . COSPAR: 2002-044A. Apogee: 35,802 km (22,246 mi). Perigee: 35,772 km (22,227 mi). Inclination: 0.0000 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min.

    Launch delayed from May 28, August 14. Hispasat 1D was a Spanish geostationary communications spacecraft. The 3.3-ton, 7.0-kW satellite carried three antennae looking in different directions to provide video, data, and Internet services to Europe, North America, and North Africa via 28 Ku-band transponders after being parked over 30 W longitude alongside Hispasat 1A, 1B, and 1C. As of 2007 Mar 9 located at 29.97W drifting at 0.014W degrees per day.


2004 August 4 - . 22:32 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC200/39. LV Family: Proton. Launch Vehicle: Proton-M/Briz-M.
  • Amazonas - . Payload: Eurostar 3000S. Mass: 4,545 kg (10,020 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Hispasat. Manufacturer: EADS Astrium. Program: Hispasat. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: Eurostar 3000. USAF Sat Cat: 28393 . COSPAR: 2004-031A. Apogee: 35,791 km (22,239 mi). Perigee: 35,783 km (22,234 mi). Inclination: 0.1000 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min. Delayed from June, July 25. As of 2007 Mar 10 located at 61.03W drifting at 0.005W degrees per day..

2004 December 18 - . 16:26 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA3. LV Family: Ariane 5. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5Gp.
  • Nanosat 01 - . Mass: 20 kg (44 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Arianespace. Manufacturer: INTA. Class: Technology. Type: Navigation technology satellite. Spacecraft: Nanosat 01. USAF Sat Cat: 28493 . COSPAR: 2004-049B. Apogee: 666 km (413 mi). Perigee: 658 km (408 mi). Inclination: 98.1000 deg. Period: 98.00 min. Experimental nanosat built by the Spanish space agency (INTA)..

2005 February 12 - . 21:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA3. LV Family: Ariane 5. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5ECA.
  • XTAR-EUR - . Mass: 3,631 kg (8,004 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: ESA. Manufacturer: Palo Alto. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: FS-1300. USAF Sat Cat: 28542 . COSPAR: 2005-005A. Apogee: 35,794 km (22,241 mi). Perigee: 35,778 km (22,231 mi). Inclination: 0.1000 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min.

    Return to flight of Ariane 5 EC-A after booster failure on first launch. Delayed from April, June, September 28, October 28, November 3 and 8, 2004; and February 11, 2005. XTAR-EUR was a Spanish X-band military communications satellite operated by Hisdesat/XTAR of Spain. It had a dry mass of 1412 kg and 2219 kg of propellant. As of 2007 Mar 8 located at 28.95E drifting at 0.006W degrees per day.


2006 March 11 - . 22:33 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA3. LV Family: Ariane 5. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5ECA.
  • Spainsat - . Payload: LS-1300. Mass: 3,683 kg (8,119 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Hisdesat. Manufacturer: Palo Alto. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: FS-1300. USAF Sat Cat: 28945 . COSPAR: 2006-007A. Apogee: 35,797 km (22,243 mi). Perigee: 35,777 km (22,230 mi). Inclination: 0.0000 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min. Spainsat was to provide secure X and Ku band communications for the Spanish defense ministry. It had a dry mass of 1467 kg and a solar panel span of 31.4m. As of 2007 Mar 10 located at 29.99W drifting at 0.010W degrees per day..

2009 July 29 - . 18:46 GMT - . Launch Site: Baikonur. Launch Complex: Baikonur LC109. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: Dnepr.
  • Deimos 1 - . Mass: 90 kg (198 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Makeyev bureau. Manufacturer: Surrey. Class: Earth. Type: Earth resources satellite. Spacecraft: MicroSat-100. USAF Sat Cat: 35681 . COSPAR: 2009-041A. Apogee: 677 km (420 mi). Perigee: 635 km (394 mi). Inclination: 98.1000 deg. Period: 97.80 min. Disaster monitoring satellite, surveilling 600 km swaths in 22-meter resolution in three spectral bands. Operated by Deimos Space SL, Madrid, Spain..
  • Nanosat 1B - . Mass: 22 kg (48 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Makeyev bureau. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Nanosat. USAF Sat Cat: 35685 . COSPAR: 2009-041E. Apogee: 677 km (420 mi). Perigee: 587 km (364 mi). Inclination: 98.1000 deg. Period: 97.30 min. INTA, Spain..

2010 December 29 - . 21:27 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA3. LV Family: Ariane 5. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5ECA.
  • Hispasat 1E - . Mass: 5,320 kg (11,720 lb). Nation: Spain. Agency: Hispasat. Program: Hispasat. Class: Communications. Type: Civilian communications satellite. Spacecraft: FS-1300. USAF Sat Cat: 37264 . COSPAR: 2010-070A. Apogee: 35,790 km (22,230 mi). Perigee: 35,785 km (22,235 mi). Inclination: 0.0000 deg. Period: 1,436.10 min. Ku band communications; 5320 kg loaded / 2175 kg unfuelled..

2012 February 13 - . 10:00 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELV. Launch Vehicle: Vega.
  • XaTcobeo - . Mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb). Nation: Spain. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. Decay Date: 2015-01-28 . USAF Sat Cat: 38084 . COSPAR: 2012-006H. Apogee: 1,390 km (860 mi). Perigee: 305 km (189 mi). Inclination: 69.5000 deg. Period: 101.90 min. Student satellite from the University of Vigo..

2013 February 7 - . 21:36 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA3. LV Family: Ariane 5. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5ECA.
  • Amazonas 3 - . Mass: 6,265 kg (13,811 lb). Nation: Spain. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft: FS-1300. USAF Sat Cat: 39078 . COSPAR: 2013-006A. Apogee: 35,796 km (22,242 mi). Perigee: 35,776 km (22,230 mi). Inclination: 0.0500 deg. Period: 1,436.07 min. Provides C and Ku band communications services to Brazil for Hispamar, a joint venture of Spain's Hispasat and Brazilian oil company Oi/Telemar..

2013 November 21 - . 07:10 GMT - . Launch Site: Dombarovskiy. Launch Pad: xxx. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: Dnepr.
  • OPTOS - . Mass: 4.00 kg (8.80 lb). Nation: Spain. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 39420 . COSPAR: 2013-066E. Apogee: 793 km (492 mi). Perigee: 594 km (369 mi). Inclination: 97.7600 deg. Period: 98.63 min. 3U cubesat from INTA of Spain..
  • HUMSAT-D - . Mass: 1.00 kg (2.20 lb). Nation: Spain. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft: Cubesat. USAF Sat Cat: 39433 . COSPAR: 2013-066T. Apogee: 632 km (392 mi). Perigee: 586 km (364 mi). Inclination: 97.7800 deg. Period: 96.88 min. Deployed from Unisat-5 for University of Vigo, Spain..

2014 March 22 - . 22:04 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELA3. LV Family: Ariane 5. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5ECA.
  • Amazonas 4A - . Mass: 2,938 kg (6,477 lb). Nation: Spain. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft: Star bus. USAF Sat Cat: 39616 . COSPAR: 2014-011A. Apogee: 35,798 km (22,243 mi). Perigee: 35,776 km (22,230 mi). Inclination: 0.0900 deg. Period: 1,436.12 min. Orbital GeoStar-2.4 for Hispasat of Spain. Placed in 260 x 35,690 km x 3.0 deg GTO orbit by launch vehicle; used its own propulsion system to reach geoscynchronous orbit..

2014 June 19 - . 19:11 GMT - . Launch Site: Dombarovskiy. LV Family: R-36M. Launch Vehicle: Dnepr.
  • Deimos 2 - . Mass: 300 kg (660 lb). Nation: Spain. Spacecraft: Deimos 2. USAF Sat Cat: 40013 . COSPAR: 2014-033D. Apogee: 622 km (386 mi). Perigee: 597 km (370 mi). Inclination: 97.9700 deg. Period: 96.88 min. Earth observation satellite which carried an 0.75m resolution, 12 km swath imager provided by Satrec South Korea. Total cost including launch was 60 million Euros..

2017 January 28 - . 01:03 GMT - . Launch Site: Kourou. Launch Complex: Kourou ELS. LV Family: R-7. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-ST-B.
  • Hispasat 36W-1 - . Nation: Spain. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft: SmallGEO. USAF Sat Cat: 41942 . COSPAR: 2017-006A. Apogee: 35,754 km (22,216 mi). Perigee: 252 km (156 mi). Inclination: 5.4000 deg. Spanish Hispasat 36W-1 communications satellite (3220 kg at launch, 1700 kg dry) was the first SmallGEO bus, made by OHB of Bremen, Germany. It was launched to geotransfer orbit by a Soyuz ST-B/Fregat in the first GTO launch by a Soyuz from Kourou..


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