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SkySat C7

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2017-068E

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.

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    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

     

    Personnel

    NameRoleOriginal AffiliationE-mail
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