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Perusat 1



Perusat-1 is imaging reconnaissance satellite built by Airbus Defense and Space under contract with Peru Government from 2014. Satellite is based on reliable AstroBus-S platform with weight at 450 kg will be equipped with 1-meter panchromatic imager and 2-meter imager operating in 4 spectral bands. Equipment will be powered by onboard batteries and two deployable solar arrays. Satellite will provide high resolution imaging for Peruvian military forces. Additional payload during this mission will be four Skysat imaging satellites operated by Skybox. Each from four satellites weighs 100 kg, is powered by onboard batteries and solar cells and will remain operational for at least six years.

Alternate Names

  • 41770
  • Perusat1

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-09-16
Launch Vehicle: Vega
Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
Mass: 430 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Peru)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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