BackForward Satellite: SkySat-2 

Satellite details
Acronym SkySat-2
Full name Sky Satellite - 2
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd satellite of the SkySat constellation.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Direct access by a SkyNode terminal provided by Skybox.
  • Archived data from Skybox Imaging Inc.. Processed and distributed by Planet Labs Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 600 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency Planet
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 08 Jul 2014 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2023-12-21
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 SkySat-2

Acronym Full name
SkySat SkySat
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