Updated news: 9th October 2009
RazakSAT transmitted date on geographical topography, mapping, illegal logging as well as data need for agriculture activities on Malaysia, Asia.
The images transmitted by RazakSAT are important and assisted the authorities in managing as well as monitoring land, mining and cultication activities apart from surveilance on the country’s coast and waters; also other aspects that are beneficial to the country.
It’s orbiting path which is near that Equator enables RazakSAT to obtain images which are six times better. It will orbit at Near Equator Orbit (NEqO) at the nominal altitude of 685km. The Orbit’s location increases its frequency in monitoring the earth and climatic changes.