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AISSat 1



AISSat 1, a Norwegian satellite, was launched on 12 July 2010 from Sriharikota at 03:52 UT by a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle. AISSat 1 is equipped with an instrument that receives and forwards Automatic Identification System (AIS) signals, a radio communications network with transmitters on most large vessels. Using AIS the satellite will demonstrate maritime ship-tracking technologies.

Alternate Names

  • 36797
  • AISSat1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2010-07-12
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-CA
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Norway)


  • Technology Applications

Additional Information

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

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