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NigeriaSat 1



Nigeriasat 1 is a Nigerian DMC (multinational Disaster Monitoring Constellation) satellite that was launched by a Kosmos 3M rocket from Plesetsk at 06:12 UT on 27 September 2003. It carries imaging cameras for disaster monitoring, urban planning and agriculture.

Alternate Names

  • 27941
  • Nigeriasat1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2003-09-27
Launch Vehicle: Kosmos-3M
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Nigeria)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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