BackForward Satellite: VENµS 

Satellite details
Acronym VENµS
Full name Vegetation and Environment monitoring on a New Micro-Satellite
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the VENµS programme.
  • Main mission: high resolution land observation, specifically vegetation processes.
Mass at launch 260 kg Dry mass
Power 800 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 720 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency CNESISA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 02 Aug 2017 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 VENµS

Acronym Full name
VSSC VENµS SuperSpectral Camera
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