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VRSS 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-060A

Description

Also known by Antonio José de Sucre, the VRSS-2 (Venezuela Remote Sensing Satellite-2) is the second remote sensing satellite built by China to Venezuela after the VRSS-1 Francis Miranda (2012-055A) launched on September 29, 2012, using a Long March-2 launch vehicle from Jiuquan.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2017-10-09
    Launch Vehicle: Long March 2D
    Launch Site: Jiuquan, Peoples Republic of China
    Mass: 1000 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown Venezuela

    Discipline

    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

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

     

    Personnel

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