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AprizeSat 6



AprizeSat 6, an Argentinean communications satellite, was launched from Yasny on 17 August 2011 at 07:12 UT by a Dnepr rocket. The satellite weighed approximately 12 kg and will be used for data collection from small fixed and mobile ground stations. It also carries Automatic Identification System transponders to track ships at sea.

Alternate Names

  • 37793
  • AprizeSat6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2011-08-17
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Yasni, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Aprize Satellite, Inc. (United States)


  • Communications

Additional Information

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

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