Launch Date - End 1 August 1997 - 10 December 2010
Orbit type Sun-synchronous polar circular orbit
Orbit inclination 98.2
Equatorial crossing time 12:00:00
Orbit period 98.2
Satellite family: OrbView
The objective of this commercial satellite series is to acquire affordable high-quality imagery of the Earth for a variety of customers that include local governments, telecommunication companies, architects, civil engineers, real estate managers, farmers and environmental monitoring agencies.