BackForward Satellite: KANOPUS-V-IK-1 

Satellite details
Acronym KANOPUS-V-IK-1
Full name Kanopus-Vulkan-Infra-Krasny-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the KANOPUS-Vulkan programme.  Previously named KANOPUS-V2; name changed to ackowledge the addition of a high-resolution IR device for fire detection.
  • Main mission: high resolution land observation.
Mass at launch 473 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
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 Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 14 Jul 2017 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 KANOPUS-V-IK-1

Acronym Full name
MSS Multispectral film-making system
PSS Panchromatic film-making system
MSU-IK-SR Multi-channel medium and far IR range radiometer
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