BackForward Satellite: SSTL-S1 2 

Satellite details
Acronym SSTL-S1 2
Full name Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd - S1 2
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the Beijing-2 programme (actually launched in formation with DMC-3A and DMC-3C).
  • Renamed SSTL-S1 2.
  • Main mission: land observation for disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 447 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data openly available through the DMC agreement.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 630 km
ECT 10:30 asc


Space agency SSTLUKSA21AT
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 10 Jul 2015 EOL ≥2023
Last update: 2022-10-28
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on SSTL-S1 2

Acronym Full name
VHRI-100 Very High Resolution Imager - 100
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