BackForward Satellite: CHIME-B 

Satellite details
Acronym CHIME-B
Full name Copernicus Hyperspectral Imaging Mission for the Environment-B
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Second of the Copernicus Sentinel Expansion Missions for hyperspectral imaging.
  • Main mission: agricultural services and sustainable agricultural management, and raw materials.
  • Secondary mission: ocean colour.
  • To operate in a constellation of (initially two) identical satellites, covering a period > 7 years.
  • More details see and
Mass at launch Dry mass
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Data access information
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 786 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2031 EOL ≥2037
Last update: 2023-11-15
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 CHIME-B

Acronym Full name
CHIME Copernicus Hyperspectral Imaging Mission for the Environment
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