Satellite DubaiSat-1 of Emirates Institution for Advanced Science & Technology (EIAST)

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names DubaiSat-1
Country of Operator/Owner UAE
Operator/Owner Emirates Institution for Advanced Science & Technology (EIAST)
Users Government
Purpose Earth Observation
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Sun-Synchronous
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 662
Apogee (km) 680
Eccentricity 0.00127822752449936
Inclination (degrees) 98
Period (minutes) 98.2
Launch Mass (kg.) 200
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts) 360
Date of Launch 29-07-2009
Expected Lifetime 5 yrs.
Contractor Satrec Initiative
Country of Contractor South Korea
Launch Site Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch Vehicle Dnepr
COSPAR Number 2009-041B
NORAD Number 35682
Comments Optical imaging camera; will be used for urban development, scientific research, telecommunications, transportation, construction and mapping, water quality and engineering tests.


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