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Formosat-2

Taurus 3210

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Formosat-2

Type: Earth Science

ROCSAT 2 (Republic of China Satellite 2) is the second high-resolution Earth observation satellite for the Taiwanese National Space Program Office (NSPO) whose mission is regional remote sensing – to collect data to be used for natural disaster evaluation, agricultural applications, urban planning strategy, environmental monitoring, and ocean surveillance. In addition, the satellite’s payload will include an auroral observation instrument.

Location

Space Launch Complex 576E

Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

698 rockets have launched from Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA.

Space Launch Complex 576E, Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

Agency

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: OSC

Country: USA

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