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NIGERIASAT 2 is classified as:


NORAD ID: 37789
Int'l Code: 2011-044B
Perigee: 684.9 km
Apogee: 702.2 km
Inclination: 97.9 °
Period: 98.5 minutes
Semi major axis: 7064 km
RCS: 0.5349 m2 (medium)
Launch date: August 17, 2011
Source: Nigeria (NIG)
Launch site: Orenburg, Russia (OREN)

NigeriaSat 2, which weighed approximately 600 pounds (272 kg) at launch, will provide high resolution maps of Nigerian territory, monitor Nigerian crops to ensure the security of the nation's food supply. The craft's imager will snap photos with a resolution of 8.2 feet (2.5 m), sharp enough to spot roads, homes, fields and keep track of floods, droughts, earthquakes and other natural disasters. Imagery from NigeriaSat 2 will also contribute to urban planning in Nigeria, Africa's most populated country. The spacecraft is designed to operate for seven years in orbit.
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NASA's NSSDC Master Catalog

Two Line Element Set (TLE):
1 37789U 11044B   20094.56183410 -.00000014 +00000-0 +61294-5 0  9990
2 37789 097.9046 145.7761 0012228 063.3860 296.8596 14.62103665460260
Source of the keplerian elements: AFSPC