BackForward Satellite: SkySat-5 

Satellite details
Acronym SkySat-5
Full name Sky Satellite - 5
Satellite Description
  • 5th satellite of the SkySat constellation, 3rd of the operational series SkySat-C
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 120 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Direct access by a SkyNode terminal provided by Skybox.
  • Archived data from Skybox Imaging Inc.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 507 km
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Space agency Terra BellaPlanet
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 16 Sep 2016 EOL 2022
Last update: 2022-01-03
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 SkySat-5

Acronym Full name
SkySat SkySat
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