Fri. Sep 29th, 2023

Vietnam ’s first observation satellite VNREDsat1 will be launched into
orbit on April 19, according to Vice Director of the Space Technology
Institute Bui Trong Tuyen.

Under a launch plan just
approved by the Government, the 120 kg satellite will be launched by
the vehicle VEGA with the cooperation of France .

is the first remote sensing satellite of Vietnam which aims at
monitoring natural resources and managing environment and natural
disaster in the country.

The VNREDsat1 project has a
total investment capital of 55.8 million EUR, funded by the French
Government’s official development assistance (ODA).-VNA

By vivian