BackForward Satellite: BlackSky-17 

Satellite details
Acronym BlackSky-17
Full name BlackSky-17
Satellite Description
  • 17th flight model of the BlackSky constellation.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation, disaster monitoring
Mass at launch 56 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data received at several stations of the BlackSky Global consortium.
  • Distribution from several processing centres of the consortium
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 430 km
Inclination 42 °


Space agency BSG
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 02 Apr 2022 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2022-05-16
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on BlackSky-17

Acronym Full name
SpaceView 24 SpaceView 24 imaging telescope
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