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Rasad 1



Rasad 1, an Iranian satellite, was launched from Dasht-e-Kavir on 15 June 2011 at approximately 09:20 UT by a Safir launch vehicle. It is a 15 kg nanosatellite. Rasad 1, which means observation, is an experimental Earth observation satellite. It has an expected operational life of two months.

Alternate Names

  • 37675
  • Rasad1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2011-06-15
Launch Vehicle: Safir
Launch Site: Semnan, Iran
Mass: 15 kg

Funding Agency

  • Iranian Space Agency (Iran)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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