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Launch Date
12.10.2011
 
VesselSat-1 weighing 28.7 kg is a microsatellite developed and built by LuxSpace of Luxembourg. The satellite carries AIS (Automatic Identification System for ships) receivers to detect signals automatically transmitted by Vessels at sea in the region covered by the satellite footprint. The satellite carries two of such receivers, each with a dipole antenna composed of two 1.7m deployable elements.

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