Carbonite 2 [SSTL]
The Carbonite 2 satellite, also known as VividX2 (formerly called EiX2), features enhanced avionics to provide increased data storage, faster data downlink, improved pointing accuracy, and a full colour HD video camera.
Several improvements over Carbonite 1 have been introduced:
It was launched in early 2018 serves as the prototype for Earth-i's Vivid-i constellation. Apparently the Royal Air Force (RAF) it the exclusive customer for image data from this satellite.
|Type / Application:||Technology, Earth observation|
|Power:||Solar cells, batteries|
|Orbit:||493 km × 505 km, 97.56°|
|Carbonite 2 (CBNT 2, EiX2, VividX2)||2018-004E||12.01.2018||Sr FLP||PSLV-XL||with Cartosat 2F, Microsat-TD, LEO Vantage 1, ICEYE X1, INS 1C, Arkyd 6A, CICERO 7, Landmapper-BC 3 v2, Lemur-2 68, ..., 71, Flock-3p' 1, ..., 4, MicroMAS 2a, PicSat, CANYVAL-X 1, 2, CNUSail 1, KAUSAT 5, SIGMA, DemoSat 2, GeoStare, Fox 1D, STEP Cube Lab, SpaceBEE 1, ..., 4|