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Vesselsat
Vesselsat 1
Vesselsat 1
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OHB LuxSpace of Luxembourg satllite to provide AIS (ship tracking) services for Orbcomm.

Status: Operational 2011. First Launch: 2011-10-12. Last Launch: 2012-01-09. Number: 2 .

Family: Communications, Technology. Country: Luxembourg. Launch Vehicles: PSLV, Chang Zheng 4B.



2011 October 12 - . 05:31 GMT - . Launch Site: Sriharikota. LV Family: PSLV. Launch Vehicle: PSLV.
  • Vesselsat 1 - . Mass: 29 kg (63 lb). Nation: Luxembourg. Class: Technology. Type: Technology satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Vesselsat. Spacecraft: Vesselsat. USAF Sat Cat: 37840 . COSPAR: 2011-058C. Apogee: 868 km (539 mi). Perigee: 847 km (526 mi). Inclination: 20.0000 deg. Period: 102.10 min. OHB LuxSpace of Luxembourg satllite to provide AIS (ship tracking) services for Orbcomm..

2012 January 9 - . 03:17 GMT - . Launch Site: Taiyuan. LV Family: CZ. Launch Vehicle: Chang Zheng 4B.
  • Vesselsat 2 - . Mass: 23 kg (50 lb). Nation: Luxembourg. Class: Communications. Type: Communications satellite. Spacecraft Bus: Vesselsat. Spacecraft: Vesselsat. USAF Sat Cat: 38047 . COSPAR: 2012-001B. Apogee: 501 km (311 mi). Perigee: 489 km (303 mi). Inclination: 97.5000 deg. Period: 94.50 min. Built by LuxSpace for Orbcomm's AIS (maritime vessel tracking) system..


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