BackForward Satellite: AlSat-1B 

Satellite details
Acronym AlSat-1B
Full name Algeria Satellite - 1B
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the AlSat programme, launched after AlSat-2, together with AlSat-2B.
  • Main mission: land observation for disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 90 kg Dry mass 88 kg
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data openly available through the DMC agreement.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 690 km
ECT 10:30 asc


Space agency ASAL
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 26 Sep 2016 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2023-12-21
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on AlSat-1B

Acronym Full name
SLIM6 Surrey Linear Imager Multispectral 6 channels - but 3 spectral bands
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