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Badr B


Designation 27003 / 01056C
Launch date 10 Dec 2001
Country of origin Pakistan
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 986/1015 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 99.7°
Period 105 min
Launch vehicle Zenit #35

Should weigh 70 kg. It will measure solar radiation and will collect information about Pakistan's natural resources.

Built with the help of SIL, a UK company.

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Technical data


Prime contractor Suparco (Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission)
Mass at launch 68.5 kg
Mass in orbit  
Dimension 51 x 51 x 46.5 cm
Solar array  
Stabilization single axis (6 m gravity gradient boom)
DC power  
Design lifetime 2 years

Downlink in UHF-, VHF- and S-band.
Has a CCD camera (250 m x 250 m resolution)

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