Earth Observation Satellite

LAPAN A3 is an Indonesian Earth observation with multispectral remote sensing, which uses its microsatellite to monitor the land use, natural resources and the environment.

Name of SatelliteLAPAN A3
PurposeEarth Observation
ContractorIndonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space
Country of ContractorIndonesia
Launch Mass (kg.)115
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)501
Date of Launch22.06.2016
Launch SiteSatish Dhawan Space Centre
Launch VehiclePSLV XL
COSPAR Number2016-040E
NORAD Number41603

LAPAN A3 Earth Observation Satellite and many subsystems are similar with its sister satellite LAPAN B2.


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