BackForward Satellite: STSat-2 

Satellite details
Acronym STSat-2
Full name Science and Technology Satellite - 2
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the STSat programme.
  • Main mission: total column water vapour.
  • Elliptical orbit, perigee 300 km, apogee 1500 km.
Mass at launch 100 kg Dry mass
Power 160 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • N/A (launch failed)
Orbit Cross-magnetosphere orbit Altitude 670 km
Inclination 80 °


Space agency KARI
Status Lost at launch
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 25 Aug 2009 EOL 25 Aug 2009
Last update: 2015-07-29
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on STSat-2

Acronym Full name
DREAM Dual-channel Radiometers for Earth and Atmosphere Monitoring
LRA Laser Retroreflector Array
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