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ICEYE

ICEYE [ICEYE]

ICEYE is a planned constellation of SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) equipped nanosatellites, designed by the Finish ICEYE startup company.

ICEYE is designed to provide near-real-time SAR imagery. Iceye is working to launch and operate a constellation of micro satellites that carry its own compact and efficient SAR sensor technology. The Iceye imaging radar instrument can image through clouds, obscuring weather and darkness.

The satellites are to be based on the S-Class bus provided by York Space Systems. Ten of these buses are under contract for ICEYE.

Its first prototype satellite is scheduled to launch in the second half of 2017. In 2016, ICEYE entered a partnership with Vector Space Systems to launch 21 satellite on Vector-RE1 rockets from Kodiak Island. Launch vehicles from other partners will also be used.

Nation: Finland
Type / Application: Earth observing, Radar
Operator: ICEYE
Contractors: York Space Systems (bus); ICEYE (payload)
Equipment: SAR
Configuration:
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable fixed solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
ICEYE 1 - 2018 Va SLC-4E Falcon-9 v1.2 with SkySat 14, SkySat 15, Eu:CROPIS, ORS 6, STPSat 5, NEXTSat 1, BlackSky Global 1, BlackSky Global 2, BlackSky Global 3, BlackSky Global 4, HawkEye Pathfinder 1, HawkEye Pathfinder 2, HawkEye Pathfinder 3, Fox 1C, KNACKSAT, Elysium-Star 2, JY1-Sat, ?
ICEYE (V1) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V2) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V3) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V4) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V5) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V6) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V7) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V8) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V9) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V10) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V11) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V12) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V13) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V14) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V15) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V16) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V17) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V18) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V19) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V20) - Kd Vector-RE1
ICEYE (V21) - Kd Vector-RE1

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