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Program: Pleiades

Also written Pléiades in French

Remote sensing program initiated by France. Part of the Ofeo program as the optical component. Spain took a 3% stake in the program in 2005.

The Pleiades system will have a dual military and commercial mission.
Each satellite should cost EUR 314 million

Pleiades Neo

Status: first pair planned for 2020, another one in 2022
A set of 4 satellites is to be launched. 30cm resolution. Images are to be streamed into an online platform called OneAtlas. Will download at speeds upto 1.8 Gbps through the SpaceDataHighway
Based on ADS AstroBus S950

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