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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.

Alternate Names

  • 42954
  • Antonio José de Sucre
  • VRSS2

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

 
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