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Fasat Bravo


Designation 25395 / 98043B
Launch date 10 Jul 1998
Country of origin Chile
Operator Chilean Air Force (FACH: Fuerza Aerea de Chile)
Mission Scientific:
Perigee/Apogee 269 / 283 km
Inclination 114
Period 90 minutes
Launch vehicle Zenit #29

approx cost of the satellite: $2 million

FASat-Bravo is designed to monitor the destruction of the ozone layer above Chile. The sophisticated satellite will also take images of the Earth's surface and will carry an educational communications experiment for universities and schools in Chile.

End of life

Out of service Jun 2001
Cause batteries ran out

External resources

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Technical data


Prime contractor SSTL
Platform micronsat
Mass at launch 50 kg
Mass in orbit  
Solar array  
DC power  
Design lifetime  

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