BackForward Satellite Programme: Hyperspectral Infra-Red Imager 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Single-satellite programme, addressing land observation.
  • Programme in the framework of the NASA Earth Science Decadal Survey: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) leader.
  • The platform is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
  • The design life time of the satellites is 3 years.
  • Sunsynchronous orbit TBD.
  • See details at
Data circulation
  • TBD.
Agencies NASA
Programme lifetime TBD
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned

  • Hyperspectral Infra-Red Imager