Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre - 5
5th (last) flight unit of the SPOT programme.
Main mission: land observation.
Mass at launch
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Data access information
Both high resolution images and Végétation data distributed by SpotImage, now subsidiary of EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company) - Astrium.
Data from Végétation are also distributed by centres in Belgium, Sweden and Italy.
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Details on Status
The SPOT-5 commercial mission was ended on March 27, 2015. De-orbited in Autumn 2015. In the meantime, used for dedicated demonstrations.
04 May 2002
27 Mar 2015
Associated satellite programme and related satellites
Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational ,
blue tag : future
All known Instruments flying on
DORIS Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite
HRG Haute Résolution Géométrique
HRS Haute Résolution Stéréoscopique
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