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SPOT 6

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2012-047A

Description

The Spot 6 satellite will collect high-resolution imagery, resolving objects as small as 1.5 meters, or about 4.9 feet. A twin satellite named Spot 7 is under construction for launch in 2014. When both satellites are operational, Spot 6 and 7 will collect imagery of up to 1.2 million square miles of the Earth's surface each day.

Alternate Names

  • 38755
  • SPOT6

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2012-09-09
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-CA
Launch Site: Sriharikota, France
Mass: 712 kg

Discipline

  • Earth Science

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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