BackForward Satellite: SAC-A 

Satellite details
Acronym SAC-A
Full name Satélite de Aplicaciones Cientificas - A
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the SAC programme, actually launched after SAC-B.
  • Technological mission.  No Earth observation.
Mass at launch 64 kg Dry mass 64 kg
Power 36 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • N/A (no meteo).
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 395 km
Inclination 51.6 °


Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 04 Dec 1998 EOL 15 Aug 1999
Last update: 2015-07-29
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