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Astrobus
Spot 6
Spot 6
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The Airbus-M medium satellite bus used for the 712 kg Spot-6 and Spot-7 earth resource satellites. Other Airbus satellite platforms received retroactive Astrobus designations. Satellite bus built by Astrium (ex Dornier), Europe.

AKA: AstroSat;AstroSat-500. Status: Operational 2012. First Launch: 2012-09-09. Last Launch: 2014-06-30. Number: 2 .


More at: SPOT-6.

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TerraSAR-X German civilian surveillance radar satellite. Scientific / commercial surveillance satellite, equipped with an X-band synthetic aperture radar with 1 meter resolution SAR satellite built by EADS Astrium for DLR, InfoTerra, Germany. Launched 2007 - 2010. Used AstroBus.

COMS 1 (GEO-Kompsat 1, Cheollian 1) Meteorology, Ocean monitoring, experimental communication satellite built by Astrium for KARI, Korea South. Launched 2010. Used the AstroBus-G bus.

SPOT 6, 7 / Azersky Earth Observing satellite built by EADS Astrium for Spot Image(#6, 7); Azercosmos (#7), France. Launched 2012 - 2014. Used the AstroSat-500 Mk.2 (AstroBus-L) bus.

Sentinel 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D Earth Observing (Ocean) satellite built by EADS Astrium => Airbus Defence and Space for ESA, Europe. Launched 2015 - 2017. Used AstroBus-L.

Per+Sat 1 Null

CHEOPS Astronomy satellite built by Airbus Defence and Space for ESA, Europe, Switzerland. Used the AstroBus-300 (AstroBus-S) / Myriade-Evolutions bus.

MERLIN satellite Earth sciences satellite built by DLR, CNES; Airbus Defence and Space (bus) for DLR, CNES. Used the AstroBus-300 (AstroBus-S) / Myriade-Evolutions bus.

Paz SAR satellite built by EADS CASA Espacio for Hisdesat. Used AstroBus.

Sentinel 5p Earth Observing satellite built by EADS Astrium => Airbus Defence and Space for ESA. Used AstroBus-L 250 M (AstroSat-250).

Family: Earth. Country: France. Launch Vehicles: PSLV. Launch Sites: Sriharikota PSLV. Bibliography: 12119.

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