BackForward Satellite: Mohammed VI-A 

Satellite details
Acronym Mohammed VI-A
Full name Mohammed VI-A
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight model of the Mohammed VI programme.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation.
  • Sustantial contribution to disaster monitoring.
  • Instrument description not yet available.  It should be similar to the High-Resolution Imager (HiRI) of the Pléiades satellites, i.e. VNIR channel with resolution around 0.7 m (panchromatic) and 2.8 m (multi-spectral).
Mass at launch 1110 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 620 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency CRTS
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 08 Nov 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 Mohammed VI-A

Acronym Full name
HiRI High-Resolution Imager
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