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Pleiades 1B



Second of a pair of French digital imaging satellites with very high resolution sensors. To be used by commercial organisations, government and the military.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2012-12-02
    Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat
    Launch Site: Kourou, French Guiana
    Mass: 970 kg


    • Surveillance and Other Military
    • Earth Science

    Additional Information

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

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