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VRSS-1 Satellite

The China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellites

On May 26, 2011, CGWIC and Ministry of People's Power of Science and Technology and Intermediate Industries of Venezuela (MPPCTII) signed a Contract for VRSS-1 Satellite Program. The VRSS-1 satellite is manufactured on the basis of CAST 2000 satellite platform, it was successfully launched by LM-2D launch vehicle on September 29, 2012, and was delivered in orbit to Ministry of People's Power of Science and Technology and Intermediate Industries of Venezuela on February 6, 2013. VRSS-1 program is the first in-orbit delivered remote sensing satellite program contracted with the international client.