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Navid

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2012-005A

Description

Navid, an Iranian earth observation satellite, was launched from Semnan on 03 February 2012. The microsatellite weighed 50 kg and was launched by a Safir rocket. Navid, also known as Navid-e Elm-o Sanat, carries a camera with the ability to photograph from low altitudes of about 250-375 km from Earth. It is intended for high-precision imagery of Earth and will collect weather data and monitor natural disasters. It is the largest and heaviest spacecraft orbited by Iran to date.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2012-02-03
    Launch Vehicle: Safir
    Launch Site: Semnan, Iran
    Mass: 50 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Iranian Space Agency (Iran)

    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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