The Amazonia 1 is the first satellite produced as part of the multi-mission platform designed by INPE....The satellite was designed to be compatible with a family of launchers, such as the Ukrainian Dnepr, the American Minotaur-C, and the European Vega, among others.
Peter B. de Selding @pbdesGerman #ohbsystem/MT Aerospace-Brazilian AEB small-sat launch vehicle set for static tests this year. What is Germany's goal in program?https://www.spaceintelreport.com/brazil-says-ground-test-micro-satellite-launcher-developed-germany-occur-year/
The National Institute for Space Research (INPE) has concluded the process for contracting the services that will put Amazonia-1, the first fully-designed earth observation satellite assembled and tested in Brazil, into orbit. The US company Spaceflight Inc has won international competition and will launch with the PSLV ( Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle [/ I]) from a base in India in 2020.
The Brazilian Air Force (FAB) announced that the high-resolution satellite Carponis-1 that it is driving is scheduled to be launched in space in 2022. This mission is part of the Strategic Space Systems Program (PESE) that integrates the Program Brazilian space for defense.
Spaceflight to Launch Brazil’s Amazonia-1 SatelliteBy Annamarie Nyirady | December 20, 2018 Spaceflight was awarded a contract to provide launch services for Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research (INPE,) the research unit of the Brazilian Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation, and Communications. The company will be launching the Amazonia-1 satellite, and is targeting a mid-2020 launch.INPE’s Amazonia-1 satellite is the first Earth observation satellite to be completely designed, integrated, tested, and operated by Brazil. Its goal is to autonomously observe the national territory of Brazil, in particular the Amazon region. Amazonia-1 is also the first satellite based on Brazilian Multi Mission Platform (MMP), a general purpose service bus for 500 kilogram class satellites.Amazonia-1 will be the primary spacecraft on the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) mission, with the excess capacity filled by Spaceflight’s smallsat rideshare customers. Targeting mid-2020, Amazonia-1 will be deployed to a mean altitude 760 kilometers sun-synchronous orbit, while the additional secondary rideshare spacecraft will be deployed at a lower altitude. Spaceflight will provide a combination of launch and end-to-end mission management services, as well as hardware for INPE.
Brazil reports that five missions are to be carried out from the Alcantara Launch Center (CLA) by the year 2022.However, reader, before you get excited about this Launch Schedule, it is worth remembering that the history of the Brazilian Space Program (PEB) shows that 'the only right thing about PEB is that there is nothing right'. Perhaps even this maxim from the Bolsonaro Government will change.The missions are as follows:2020· Qualifying launch of the new VS-50 suborbital rocket - a flight that will also attempt to qualify the new S-50 solid rocket engine of just over 12 tons, which will be used in the first and second stages of the future microsatellite launch vehicle. (VLM-1).Hypersonic Accelerator Vehicle (VAH) is scheduled for launch in October - a vehicle made up of a modified VSB-30 suborbital rocket with a technology experiment called the Scramjet 14-X S1 demonstrator, the first flight test of the Hypersonic Technology linked to the Aerospace Vehicle project. Hypersonic 14-X that is under development in Brazil.2021· Launch of an international hypersonic experiment called Hexafly-INT - a launch that is supposed to be performed by a VS-50 rocket. This international project has the participation of four Consortiums, the European Consortium headed by the European Space Agency (ESA), the Australian Consortium, the Consortium of the Russian Federation and the Brazilian Consortium, which is led by the Brazilian Space Agency (AEB).2022· Launch of the Hypersonic Accelerator Vehicle (HAV) - a vehicle made up of a modified VSB-30 suborbital rocket with a technology experiment called the Scramjet 14-X S2 demonstrator, that is, the second flight test of hypersonic technology, a little more. also linked to the 14-X Hypersonic Aerospace Vehicle project under development in Brazil.· Microsatellite Launch Vehicle Qualification Launch (VLM-1) - There is no clear information as to whether this flight will be suborbital as anticipated at the time of the former German SHEFEX-3 project, or whether it will be an orbital flight aboard a technology satellite developed by INPE, as previously planned for the former VLS-1 qualifying flight. It may even be that it only flies with measuring instruments, anyway .... However, reader, should this flight actually take place in 2022, it is worth remembering that curiously the forecast made in July 2010 by the then minister of the Secretariat of Strategic Affairs (SAE) of the government of the miscreant Lula, Samuel Pinheiro Guimarães, was correct. Is it coincidence ?? Lol.Yeah reader, this is the CLA schedule foreseen until the year 2022, but as I said above, nothing in the PEB is certain, except for its own uncertainty, and so we will have to wait for these missions to actually take place. and successfully, and perhaps even including in this period also an agenda for the Hell Barrier Launch Center (CLBI), something that obviously goes beyond the current training rockets. Let's wait.Duda Falcão
The expert stressed that, apart from this project, Brazil is preparing to launch another satellite in 2020, called Amazonia-1. It will be a Brazilian production device. "No country will participate in its manufacture. We have designed and assembled it ... It will be launched in the second half of 2020," he said.In the long term, Brazil also expects to build another space apparatus of almost 200 kilograms. Your mission will be to study the ionosphere. Brazilian builders plan to launch this satellite in late 2023 or early 2024.