BackForward Satellite: Sentinel-2B 

Satellite details
Acronym Sentinel-2B
Full name Sentinel-2B
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2nd flight unit of the Sentinel-2 programme.
  • Main mission: land and vegetation observation.
Mass at launch 1200 kg Dry mass 1080 kg
Power 1700 W
Data access link
Data access information
  • Data available from centres of the Payload Data Ground Segment (PDGS).
  • Real-time availability possible at appointed X-band stations.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 786 km
ECT 10:30 desc


Space agency ESAEC
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 07 Mar 2017 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2019-11-27
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 Sentinel-2B

Acronym Full name
MSI Multi-Spectral Imager for Sentinel-2
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