BackForward Satellite: NigeriaSat-2 

Satellite details
Acronym NigeriaSat-2
Full name NigeriaSat-2
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the NigeriaSat programme.
  • Main mission: land observation for disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 286 kg Dry mass 286 kg
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data openly available through the DMC agreement.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 718 km
ECT 10:30 asc


Space agency NASRDA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 17 Aug 2011 EOL ≥2023
Last update: 2022-10-24
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 NigeriaSat-2

Acronym Full name
MRI Medium Resolution Imager
VHRI Very High Resolution Imager
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