BackForward Satellite: KANOPUS-V1 

Satellite details
Acronym KANOPUS-V1
Full name KANOPUS-V1
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the KANOPUS-Vulkan programme.
  • Main mission: high resolution land observation.
Mass at launch 450 kg Dry mass
Data access link
Data access information
  • All data acquired, processed and distributed by the Research Center for Earth Operative Monitoring (NTs OMZ) in Moscow.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 510 km
ECT 10:30 asc


Space agency RoscosmosRosHydroMet
Status Unclear
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 22 Jul 2012 EOL ≥2021
Last update: 2021-01-18
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 KANOPUS-V1

Acronym Full name
MSS Multispectral film-making system
MSU-200 Multispectral high resolution electronic scanner
PSS Panchromatic film-making system
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