BackForward Satellite: SPOT-6 

Satellite details
Acronym SPOT-6
Full name Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre - 6
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the SPOT follow-on programme.
  • Main mission: high resolution land observation.
  • Substantial contribution to disasters monitoring
Mass at launch 712 kg Dry mass 632 kg
Power 1200 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by SpotImage, part of the Astrium Division of EADS (European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company)
  • For more information, see
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 695 km
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Space agency Spot Image
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 09 Sep 2012 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 SPOT-6

Acronym Full name
NAOMI New AstroSat Optical Modular Instrument
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