Satellite NEOSSat (Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite) of Canadian Space Agency

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names NEOSSat (Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite)
Country of Operator/Owner Canada
Operator/Owner Canadian Space Agency
Users Government
Purpose Space Observation
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Sun-Synchronous
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 772
Apogee (km) 786
Eccentricity 0.000979157924185201
Inclination (degrees) 98.6
Period (minutes) 100.4
Launch Mass (kg.) 74
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 25-02-2013
Expected Lifetime
Contractor Microsat Systems Canada Inc.
Country of Contractor Canada
Launch Site Satish Dhawan Space Center
Launch Vehicle PSLV
COSPAR Number 2013-009D
NORAD Number 39089
Comments World´s first space telescope dedicated to detecting and tracking asteroids and satellites


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