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KHALIFASAT’S
ADVANCED FEATURES

The Emirati satellite engineering team devised innovative features that make KhalifaSat a leader in its weight class.

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Enhanced digital camera

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Automatic satellite control system

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Advanced target positioning system

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Satellite positioning technique

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Fast download and communication system

Satellite Tracker

  • Norad ID:
  • Local Time:
  • UCT:
  • Latitude:
  • Longitude:
  • Altitude [KM]:
  • Altitude [MI]:
  • Speed [KM/S]:
  • Speed [MI/S]:
  • Azimuth:
  • Elevation:
  • Right Ascension:
  • Declination:
  • Local Sidereal Time:

Facts & Figures

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Launched 29th October 2018 on board a H-IIA rocket from Tanegashima Space Centre, Japan

Emirati Engineers: A Korean/Emirati team made up by 30% Emiratis.

Altitude:
613 km (low Earth orbit)

Mass:
330 kg

98.1 minutes to complete one orbit of the Earth

Mission:
Detailed 3Dimagery, with a GSD of 0.7 m panchromatic and 2.98 GSD in four multispectral bands

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