BackForward Satellite: BlackSky-9 

Satellite details
Acronym BlackSky-9
Full name BlackSky-9
Satellite Description
  • 9th 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 Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 500 km
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Space agency BSG
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Launch scheduled for 4th quarter of 2021.
Launch Nov 2021 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2021-04-01
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-9

Acronym Full name
SpaceView 24 SpaceView 24 imaging telescope
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