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Minisat 01



Minisat 1 was a Spanish technology satellite launched aboard a Pegasus rocket along with Celestis. It was three-axis stabilized and carried deployable solar arrays. It was contolled by the Maspalomas ground station. One of the payloads of this maiden Minisat mission was an extreme ultraviolet telescope for astrophysical studies.

Alternate Names

  • 24779
  • Minisat01

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1997-04-21
Launch Vehicle: Pegasus XL
Launch Site: Canary Islands, Spain
Mass: 200 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Spain)


  • Engineering
  • Astronomy

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

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