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BADR 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2001-056C

Description

BADR 2 is a Pakistani microsatellite that was launched by a Zenit rocket from Baikonur at 17:19 UT on 10 December 2001. The 68 kg satellite is intended to ascertain and update the status of ground based receiving/commanding stations, and to test remote sensing CCD instruments.

Alternate Names

  • 26703
  • BADR2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2001-12-10
Launch Vehicle: Zenit
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Pakistan)

Discipline

  • Communications

Additional Information

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

 
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