ET-SMART-RSS (EthSat6U, ET= Ethiopia/ ESSTI and SMART= Beijing Smart Satellite Technology and RSS=Remote Sensing Satellite, Zhixing-1A)

ET-SMART-RSS
ET-SMART-RSS
ET-SMART-RSS
ET-SMART-RSS
ET-SMART-RSS
Name ET-SMART-RSS (EthSat6U, ET= Ethiopia/ ESSTI and SMART= Beijing Smart Satellite Technology and RSS=Remote Sensing Satellite, Zhixing-1A)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Mass in kg 8.9 kg
Status Operational? (No reports found)
Launched 2020-12-22
NORAD ID ?
Deployer Unknown
Launcher Long March 8 (CZ-8)
Organisation Ethiopian Space Science & Technology Institute (ESSTI)
Institution Institute
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation (HQ) Ethiopia
Nation (AIT) China
Manufacturer AIVT by Smart Satellite
Costs $1.5 million in total funded jointly by the Belt & Road Initiative and Sunny Group.
Oneliner Provide earth observation services to China and African countries.
Sources [1] [2] [3] [4]

Last modified: 2021-08-02
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