BackForwardInstrument:  Spaceview-NG 

Instrument details
Acronym Spaceview-NG
Full name Next Generation Spaceview Imager
Purpose Very-high-resolution land imagery
Short description 9-channel VIS/NIR radiometer with one panchromatic channel and 8 multi-spectral.
Background Evolution of Spaceview-110
Scanning Technique Pushbroom, swath 10 km
Resolution 0.29 m for panchromatic at nadir 1.16 m for multi-spectral at nadir
Coverage / Cycle Stereo views offered.
Mass Power Data Rate 600

 

Providing Agency Maxar
Instrument Maturity Flown on operational programme
Utilization Period: 2023 to 0
Last update: 2022-10-31
Detailed characteristics

More details on 8 channel spectral characteristics will be posted here when available.

Satellites this instrument is flying on

Note: a red tag indicates satellites no longer operational, a green tag indicates operational satellites, a blue tag indicates future satellites

Instrument classification
  • Earth observation instrument
  • Passive optical radiometer or spectrometer
  • High resolution optical imager
WIGOS Subcomponents
  • Subcomponent 4
  • High-resolution optical observation constellation (commercial)
  • High-resolution optical observation constellation (commercial)
Mission objectives
Primary mission objectives
  • Land cover
Evaluation of Measurements

The following list indicates which measurements can typically be retrieved from this category of instrument. To see a full Gap Analysis by Variable, click on the respective variable.

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Note: * Primary mission objective.
VariableRelevance for measuring this variableOperational limitationsExplanation
Cloud cover5 - marginalInfrequent coverage.. Daylight only.Panchromatic channel
Fire fractional cover2 - very highCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only.Panchromatic channel with high resolution, for fire boundary detection
Glacier cover5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Long time for mapping.. Daylight only.Panchromatic channel with high resolution, for glacier boundary detection
Glacier topography5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Long time for mapping.. Daylight only.Panchromatic channel and cross-track steering capability for stereoscopy between images from neighbouri orbits
Ice sheet topography5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Long time for mapping.. Daylight only.Panchromatic channel and cross-track steering capability for stereoscopy between images from neighbouring orbits
Land surface topography5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Long time for mapping.. Daylight only.Panchromatic channel and cross-track steering capability for stereoscopy between images from neighbouring orbits
Sea-ice cover5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Daylight only.Panchromatic channel
Snow cover5 - marginalCloud sensitive.. Infrequent coverage.. Daylight only.Panchromatic channel