BackForward Satellite: OrbView-4 

Satellite details
Acronym OrbView-4
Full name OrbView-4
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the GeoEye programme.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation.
Mass at launch 368 kg Dry mass 312 kg
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • N/A (satellite failed at launch).
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 470 km
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Space agency MaxarGeoEye
Status Lost at launch
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Failed at launch.
Launch 21 Sep 2001 EOL 21 Sep 2001
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-4

Acronym Full name
OHRIS OrbView High Resolution Imaging System
OHIS OrbView Hyperspectral Imaging System
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