Satellite UK-DMC-2 (BNSCSat-2, British National Science Center Satellite 2) of UK/DMC International Imaging (DMCII)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names UK-DMC-2 (BNSCSat-2, British National Science Center Satellite 2)
Country of Operator/Owner United Kingdom
Operator/Owner UK/DMC International Imaging (DMCII)
Users Government
Purpose Earth Observation
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Sun-Synchronous
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 660
Apogee (km) 662
Eccentricity 0.000142227279192149
Inclination (degrees) 98
Period (minutes) 98
Launch Mass (kg.) 96.5
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 29-07-2009
Expected Lifetime 5 yrs.
Contractor Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL)
Country of Contractor United Kingdom
Launch Site Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch Vehicle Dnepr
COSPAR Number 2009-041C
NORAD Number 35683
Comments Part of Disaster Monitoring Constellation second generation; five countries share all data.


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