BackForward Satellite: PROBA-V 

Satellite details
Acronym PROBA-V
Full name Project for On-Board Autonomy - Végétation
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the PROBA programme.
  • Main mission: vegetation monitoring.
  • The mission includes a number of technological payloads (not described in OSCAR).
Mass at launch 160 kg Dry mass
Power 300 W
Data access link
Data access information
  • Data available from the User Segment (data processing facility) at VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research) in Belgium.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 820 km
ECT 11:00 asc


Space agency ESA
Status Unclear
Details on Status
(as available)
  • Since July 2020 Proba-V is no more considered as a mission providing an operational role, owing to its orbital drift, but will instead be dedicated to experimental activities, with a reduced data acquisition scheme.
  • The LTAN is in the range 10:30-11:30 in December 2020.
Launch 07 May 2013 EOL 31 Oct 2021
Last update: 2023-10-09
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 PROBA-V

Acronym Full name
Végétation-P Végétation for PROBA
EPD Energetic Particle Telescope
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