Observing Systems Capability Analysis and Review Tool
Satellite Programme: Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster-monitoring Satellite
Satellite series for land observation.
Vietnamise programme: STI-VAST responsible for development and operations. The programme is funded by the Vietnam Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), the prime contractor for development is the French branch of Astrium
The satellite has active 3-axis stabilisation.
The design lifetime is 5 years.
The satellite exploits a sunsynchronous orbit around 10:30.
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The Vietnam NRSC (National Remote Sensing Center) is responsible of data acquisition, processing and distribution.
2013 - 2018
Associated satellites and instruments
Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned
Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster-monitoring Satellite
(2013 - 2018)