Indonesian satellite LAPAN A2/Orari to be launch by India
- India will launch Indonesia's second multi-spectral remote
sensing satellite LAPAN A2/Orari.
- The satellite will be launched by Indian Space Research
Organisation (ISRO) from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in Sriharikota, Andhra
Pradesh on September 27, 2015.
- Orari satellite It is Indonesia's
domestically-made satellite and is successor to LAPAN A1/Tubsat satellite.
- It was produced entirely by the National Institute of
Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) of Indonesia in 2012.
- Satellite on its board is equipped with an automatic packet
reporting system to aid disaster mitigation especially for monitoring floods,
changes in the sea level and movements of the population.
- It will orbit the Earth along the equator with an altitude
of 650 kilometers.
- It will encircle the Earth 14 times a day and travel at 7.5
kilometers per second.
- It will work to monitor land usage, ship
movements, sea resources, fishing explorations, natural resource and disaster