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Class: Technology. Nation: UK.
Basic Surrey Nanosat bus.
Total Mass: 6 kg.
Nanosat SSTL Chronology
28 June 2000
SNAP 1 Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. Mass: 6 kg. Perigee: 691 km. Apogee: 710 km. Inclination: 98.1 deg.
The SNAP-1 Surrey Nanosatellite Applications Platform was a 6 kg satellite with imager and propulsion. It was to test rendezvous techniques by formation flying with the Tsinghua satellite placed in orbit on the same launch.
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