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BNSCSAT (British National Science Center SATellite, also known as UK-DMC) is a British DMC (multinational Disaster Monitoring Constellation) satellite that was launched by a Kosmos 3M rocket from Plesetsk at 06:12 UT on 27 September 2003. Besides disaster monitoring, it will help in urban planning and agriculture surveys.

Alternate Names

  • 27942
  • British National Science Center Satellite
  • UK-DMC

Facts in Brief

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

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Brazil)


  • Other

Additional Information

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

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