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Runner 1



Runner is a small optical earth observation satellite by ImageSat Int. featuring a true color imaging and video capability for commercial and government intelligence customers.

The satellite, built by Tyvak, features a 35 cm telescope capable of full color imaging and video with a ground resolution of 71 cm and a swath width of 5.6 km in the 400 nm to 670 nm spectral bands. It will operate from a 500 km sun-synchronous orbit as part of a high-revisit satellites constellation.

Alternate Names

  • 56953
  • Runner1
  • Tyvak1005

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2023-06-12
Launch Vehicle: Falcon 9 Full Thrust
Launch Site: Vandenberg AFB, United States
Mass: 86 kg

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (International)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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