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SkySat C9

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-068C

Description

SkySat C1-C19 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.

Skybox becomes only the fifth organization licensed to provide high resolution space-based imagery of Earth.

Alternate Names

  • 42989
  • SkySatC9

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2017-10-31
Launch Vehicle: Minotaur 3
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

Funding Agency

  • Planet Labs, Inc. (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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