BackForward Satellite: Falcon-Eye 1 

Satellite details
Acronym Falcon-Eye 1
Full name Falcon-Eye 1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • First flight unit of the Falcon-Eye constellation.
  • Main mission: high resolution land observation.  
  • Substantial contribution to disasters monitoring.
Mass at launch 1200 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data stored onboard and transmitted to the EIAST Mission Control Center (MCC) located in Dubai.
  • Data distribution by the Image Receiving and Processing Station (IRPS) in Dubai.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 610 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency EIAST
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Launch failed on 11 July 2019.
Launch 11 Jul 2019 EOL 11 Jul 2019
Last update: 2019-09-16
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Falcon-Eye 1

Acronym Full name
HiRI High-Resolution Imager
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