AISSat-1
Name AISSat-1
Type Nanosatellite
Units or mass 7 kg
Status Operational (Mentioned in public news)
Launched 2010-07-12
NORAD ID 36797
Deployer XPOD (eXperimental Push Out Deployer) [UTIAS/SFL]
Launcher PSLV
Organisation Norwegian Space Centre
Institution Space agency
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation (HQ) Norway
Nation (AIT) Canada
Manufacturer AIVT by Space Flight Laboratory
Operator Aerospace Corp
Launch brokerer Space Flight Laboratory (UTIAS-SFL)
Oneliner

Demonstrate space-based AIS detection.

Description

Its primary mission is to demonstrate the feasibility and performance of space-based Automatic Identification System (AIS) detection from low-Earth orbit as a means of tracking maritime assets, and the integration of space-based AIS data into a national maritime tracking information system.

Keywords AIS

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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