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Ghost 2



GHOSt (Global Hyperspectral Observation Satellite) is a planned Earth observation constellation by Orbital Sidekick (OSK).

The hyperspectral imaging (HSI) constellation consists of six 85 kg ESPA class satellites designed and manufactured by Astro Digital, with Maverick Space Systems providing mission integration and management services for the launches on SpaceX’s Falcon 9. The custom hyperspectral imaging payload is provided by OSK and is based on the prototype flown on the Aurora satellite.

Alternate Names

  • 56197
  • Ghost2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2023-04-15
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Germany)


  • Other
  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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