BackForward Satellite Programme: Operative Monitoring Satellite - Optical 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Series of 4 satellites for high resolution land observation
  • Russian programme: Roscosmos responsible of development and operations.
  • The platforms are actively stabilised over 3 axes.
  • The design life time is 7 years.
  • The satellites exploits the sunsynchronous orbit around 10:30 generally used in the framework of the Disaster Monitoring Constellation
  • The launching policy is tuned to achieve a 4-sats constellation to be deployed by 2019.
  • Detailed description not yet available.  Useful reference:
Data circulation
  • TBD
Agencies Roscosmos
Programme lifetime 2024 - 2034
Associated satellites and instruments

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