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Kanopus-V 1



Kanopus-V (Kanopus-Vulkan) is a small Russian remote sensing satellite.

Provision of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters, Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation, the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring and Russian Academy of Sciences operational weather information.

Alternate Names

  • KanopusV1
  • 38707

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-07-22
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz FG
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
Mass: 473 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Russia)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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