BackForward Satellite Programme: Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster-monitoring Satellite  

Programme details
Programme description
  • 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.
  • See detailed description at https://directory.eoportal.org/missions/v-w-x-y-z/vnredsat-1
Data circulation
  • The Vietnam NRSC (National Remote Sensing Center) is responsible of data acquisition, processing and distribution.
Agencies STI-VAST
Programme lifetime 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