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FASAT-B

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 1998-043B

Description

FASAT-B was a microsatellite for the Chilean Air Force, launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome aboard a Zenit rocket. It was launched to replace the ill-fated FASAT-A and was similar in appearance to earlier ones in the series and carried Earth Imaging for Ozone monitoring, digital communications and GPS orbit determination experiments.

Alternate Names

  • 25395
  • 1998-043B

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 1998-07-10
Launch Vehicle: Zenit 2
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 55 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown Chile

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

 

Personnel

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