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SkySat 2

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2014-037D

Description

SkySat-1 and 2 are commercial Earth observation satellites by Skybox Imaging, licensed to collect high resolution panchromatic and multispectral images of the earth. The satellites operate in a polar inclined, circular orbit at approximately 450 km above the earth.

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    Facts in Brief

    Launch Date: 2014-07-08
    Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1b/Fregat
    Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan
    Mass: 100 kg

    Funding Agency

    • Unknown (United States)

    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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