Earth Observation Satellite

Kanopus-V-IK-6 ist ein künstlicher Erdsatellit der Kanopus-V-Serie, der von VNIIEM Corporation JSC entwickelt wurde.

Name of SatelliteKanopus-V-IK-6
PurposeEarth Observation
Country of ContractorRussia
Launch Mass (kg.)500
Class of OrbitLEO
Perigee (km)498
Date of Launch27.12.2018
Launch SiteVostochny Cosmodrome
Launch VehicleSoyuz-2.1a
COSPAR Number2018-111B
NORAD Number43877

Kanopus-V-IK-6 is designed to monitor man-made and natural disasters, identify forest fires, identify sources of significant pollutants in the natural environment, analyze agricultural practices, monitor natural resources, and create maps.


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