BackForward Satellite: GeoEye-1 

Satellite details
Acronym GeoEye-1
Full name GeoEye-1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 4th flight unit of the GeoEye programme.  Previous name: OrbView-5.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation.
Mass at launch 1955 kg Dry mass 1810 kg
Power 3862 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by GeoEye and associated agencies, or received in real-time at customer stations.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 681 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency MaxarGeoEye
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 06 Sep 2008 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2023-12-21
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Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on GeoEye-1

Acronym Full name
GIS GeoEye Imaging System
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