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PROBA 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2001-049B

Description

PROBA 1 (PRoject for On-Board Autonomy, 1) is a Belgian, 94 kg minisatellite that was launched by a PSLV-C3 rocket from Sriharikota in south-east Indian coast at 04:53 UT on 22 October 2001. It carries a radiation detector, a debris impact monitoring instrument, and a remote sensing camera for performance assessment.

Alternate Names

  • 26958
  • Project for On-Board Autonomy, 1 (PROBA 1)
  • 2001-049B
  • PROBA1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-10-22
Launch Vehicle: PSLV
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Unknown Belgium

Disciplines

  • Engineering
  • 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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