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Satellite characteristics

Launch Date - End 19 June 2014 -

Status Operational

Orbit type Sun-synchronous near-circular orbit

Altitude 630

Orbit inclination 98

Equatorial crossing time 10:30:00

Satellite family: DEIMOS

The system of DEIMOS Imaging is based on a satellite with a multispectral optical instrument with a spatial resolution of 22 m and a wide swath of more than 600 km. The satellite records Earth images on board for a later downlink via the ground station under construction in the Technological Park of Boecillo (Valladolid, Spain).

Sensor characteristics

Sensor name HiRAIS (High Resolution Advanced Imaging System)
Sensor short description
Sensor type Imaging radiometer (Vis/IR)
Resolution class Submetric
Swath width (at nadir) 12 km
Revisit frequency 4 days