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Satellite details
Acronym RapidEye (5 sats)
Full name RapidEye (5 sats)
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Cluster of 5 regularly distributed along the same orbit.
  • Main mission: high-resolution land observation and disasters monitoring.
Mass at launch 156 kg Dry mass 144 kg
Power 64 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information

Data available from the Product Processing System (PPS) close to Berlin. and Planet Labs Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA.

Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 630 km
ECT 11:00 desc


Space agency PlanetDLRRapidEye
Status Presumably inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 29 Aug 2008 EOL Mar 2020
Last update: 2022-01-02
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  • RapidEye
    • RapidEye (5 sats) (2008 - 2020)
Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on RapidEye (5 sats)

Acronym Full name
REIS RapidEye Earth Imaging System
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