||ET-SMART-RSS (EthSat6U, ET= Ethiopia/ ESSTI and SMART= Beijing Smart Satellite Technology and RSS=Remote Sensing Satellite)
|Units or mass
||not launched, expected in 2020
||Ethiopian Space Science & Technology Institute (ESSTI)
||Government (Civil / Military)
||AIVT by Smart Satellite
||$1.5 million in total funded jointly by the Belt & Road Initiative and Sunny Group.
||Provide earth observation services to China and African countries, as well as strengthen collaboration between ESSTI and SMART who have set out to jointly do business in Africa.
Team at ESSTI prepared the preliminary design of the satellite and then the critical design. Smart Satellite handled the manufacturing, assembly, integration and testing (MAIT) in close consultation with the ESSTI team.
Last modified: 2020-10-03
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