BackForward Satellite: SkySat-3 

Satellite details
Acronym SkySat-3
Full name Sky Satellite - 3
Satellite Description
  • 3rd satellite of the SkySat constellation, first of the operational series originally named SkySat-C
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 120 kg 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.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 500 km
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Space agency Planet
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 22 Jun 2016 EOL ≥2022
Last update: 2022-03-21
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-3

Acronym Full name
SkySat SkySat
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