BackForward Satellite: SCD-2 

Satellite details
Acronym SCD-2
Full name Satélite de Coleta de Dados - 2
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd (last) flight unit of the SCD programme.
  • Main mission: relay of messages from in-situ Data Collection Platforms.
Mass at launch 117 kg Dry mass
Power 110 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by INPE via ground lines.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 750 km
Inclination 25 °


Space agency INPEAEB
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 22 Oct 1998 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2023-12-21
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on SCD-2

Acronym Full name
DCS Data Collection System
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