SPOT 6 & 7
SPOT-6 (Système Pour l’Observation de la Terre) is an optical satellite built by Astrium and was successfully launched on September 9, 2012.
SPOT-6 (Système Pour l’Observation de la Terre) is an optical satellite built by Astrium and was successfully launched on September 9, 2012 with SPOT 7 launched on June 30, 2014.
The new generation SPOT-6 and 7 optical satellites feature technological improvements and advanced system performance allowing continuity in the SPOT constellation through to 2024.
The ability to respond accordingly to changing weather conditions, a reduced timeline for urgent tasking requests and an acquisition capacity of 3 million sq km per satellite shows an increased data capacity and simplified data access, major improvements in this generation of SPOT satellites.
SPOT-6 and 7 will operate on a co-orbit with the very high resolution Pleiades 1A and 1B constellation creating the ideal combination between specific targeted detail and broader regional coverage.
|Products||Pansharpened 1.5m colour image available as 3 or 4 bands (merge)
Bundle 1.5m panchromatic and 6m multispectral bands
Panchromatic: 450-745 nm
Blue: 450-520 nm
Green: 530-590 nm
Red: 625-695 nm
Near Infrared: 760-890 nm
|Accuracy (No GCP’s)||10m (Orthoimage Accuracy)|
|Archive Availability||From January 2013 - SPOT 6
SPOT 7 yet to become commercially available.
|Minimum area of purchase||Unknown|
|Stereo available?||Yes (Stereo and TriStereo Acquisition Mode)|
|Dynamic Range||12 bits per pixel|