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VRSS 2 (Antonio José de Sucre)

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VRSS-2 or Antonio José de Sucre is Venezuela's second remote sensing satellite.

China Great Wall Industry Cooperation (CGWIC), a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC) signed a in October 2014 contract with Venezuela Ministry of People's Power for Science, Technology and Intermediate Industries (MPPCTII) in Caracas, capital of Venezuela, for the delivery of the VRSS-2 satellite. According to the contract, CGWIC is the main contractor and will perform in-orbit delivery of the VRSS-2 satellite to MPPCTII together with the subcontractors for the satellite, the launch vehicle, launch control operation and ground application systems.

The satellite has a 1 m panchromatic and a 4 m multi-spectral imaging system. Aditionally it features 30 m SWIR and 60 m LWIR imagers.

Launch into a 645 km sun-synchroneous orbit is planned for October 2017.

Nation: Venezuela
Type / Application: Earth observation
Contractors: CAST
Configuration: CAST2000 bus
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Mass: 1000 kg
Orbit: 619 km × 654 km × 98.0°

Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
VRSS 2 (Antonio José de Sucre) - 2017 Jq SLS-2 CZ-2D (2)

Long March 2D ? VRSS-2 (www.satprnews.com)

Long March 2D ? VRSS 2 (www.spaceflightnow.com)

Long March 2D ? VRSS-2 (www.howldb.com)

LONG MARCH 2D ? VRSS-2 (spaceflights.news)

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