SkySat 1 [Skybox Imaging]
SkySat-1 is a commercial Earth observation satellite by Skybox Imaging, licensed to collect high resolution panchromatic and multispectral images of the earth. The satellite will operate in a polar inclined, circular orbit at approximately 450 km above the earth.
Skybox becomes only the fifth organization licensed to provide high resolution space-based imagery of Earth.
For later launches, Skybox reportedly has an agreement with Virgin Galactic to use the LauncherOne rocket.
|Type / Application:||Earth Observation|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||450 km SSO|
|SkySat 1||2013||Do||Dnepr||with DubaiSat 2, STSAT 3, WNISAT 1, BRITE-PL, AprizeSat 7, AprizeSat 8, UniSat 5, Delfi-n3Xt, Dove 4, Triton 1, Triton 2, CINEMA 2, CINEMA 3, GOMX 1, FUNcube 1, I-Cube 1, eSt@r 2, Humsat-D, PUCP-SAT 1, UWE 3, Eagle 1, Pocket-PUCP, BeakerSat, QBScout 1, Wren, BPA 3|
|SkySat 2||2013||TB LC-31/6||Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M||with Meteor-M 2, TechDemoSat 1, Baumanets 2, Relek, Venta 1, UKube 1|