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Deimos 1

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2009-041A

Description

Deimos 1, a Spanish 90 kg remote sensing satellite, was launched on a Dnepr rocket from Baikonur on 29 July 2009 at 18:46 UT. The satellite will gather wide-angle, medium-resolution images. Deimos 1 joins the international Disaster Monitoring Constellation (DMC), a fleet of small Earth-watching satellites designed to provide quick-response imagery to emergency managers worldwide. DMC images are also used for mapping, urban planning, and resource management.

Alternate Names

  • 35681
  • Deimos1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2009-07-29
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Spain)

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

 
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