BackForward Satellite: SPOT-1 

Satellite details
Acronym SPOT-1
Full name Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre - 1
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the SPOT programme.
  • Main mission: land observation.
Mass at launch 1907 kg Dry mass
Power 1000 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by SpotImage, now subsidiary of EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company) - Astrium.
  • For more information, see
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 822 km
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Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 22 Feb 1986 EOL 02 Aug 2003
Last update: 2015-07-29
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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on SPOT-1

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HRV Haute Résolution dans le Visible
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