Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Organisation Colombian Air Force
Institution Military
Entity Government (Civil / Military)
Nation (HQ) Colombia
Nation (AIT) Denmark
Manufacturer AIVT by GomSpace
Costs $770,000

Demonstrator for low inclination constellation for the Colombian Air Force.


The potential FACSAT Program, formed by a unique low inclination constellation and planned to be launched in 2020, will provide the Colombian Air Force with unprecedented space capacities. GomSpace is currently delivering the FACSAT-1 nanosatellite as a turnkey project to the Colombian Air Force with a contracted launch in the first half of 2018.

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Related Spacecraft

Name Status Launch Orbit
FACSAT-1 (FAC SAT) Operational (Public news on 2018-12-03) 2018-11-29 485 km, 97.5 deg
FACSAT-2 not launched 2023-12-30 not launched

Last modified: 2022-12-29
Detailed FACSAT entry in the Database
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