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Satellite details
Acronym RapidEye (5 sats)
Full name RapidEye (5 sats)
Satellite Description
  • Cluster of 5 regularly distributed along the same orbit.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation and disasters monitoring.
Mass at launch 156 kg Dry mass 144 kg
Power 64 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from the Product Processing System (PPS) close to Berlin.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 630 km
ECT 11:00 desc


Space agency RapidEyeDLR
Status Unclear
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 29 Aug 2008 EOL ≥2021
Last update: 2021-01-18
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  • RapidEye
    • RapidEye (5 sats) (2008 - 2021)
Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on RapidEye (5 sats)

Acronym Full name
REIS RapidEye Earth Imaging System
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