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EROS B-1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2006-014A

Description

EROS B-1 is an Israeli commercial/military photo-imaging satellite that was launched by a START 1 rocket (a converted ICBM) from a mobile pad at Svobodny in far-eastern Russia at 17:47 UT on 25 April 2006. The 360 kg, 800 W satellite is capable of images at a resolution of 70 cm.

Alternate Names

  • 29079
  • EROSB-1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2006-04-25
Launch Vehicle: ICBM RS-12M Topol or SS-25 Sickle, 3-stage SRM
Launch Site: Svobodniy, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Israel)

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

 
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