BackForward Satellite: OrbView-3 

Satellite details
Acronym OrbView-3
Full name OrbView-3
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the GeoEye programme.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation.
Mass at launch 360 kg Dry mass 304 kg
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 470 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency MaxarGeoEye
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 26 Jun 2003 EOL 23 Apr 2007
Last update: 2015-07-28
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 OrbView-3

Acronym Full name
OHRIS OrbView High Resolution Imaging System
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