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Spot 6

Also called 3S


Designation 38755 / 12047A
Launch date 9 Sep 2012
Country of origin France
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 705 km, sun-synchronous
Inclination 98.2°
Period 98.7 min
Launch vehicle PSLV #22

Initially planned for launch in 2004. Operated with Pléiades 1A, and in 2014 will be joined by Pléiades 1B and Spot 7.

Has a 1.5 m resolution and a 60 to 100 km view span.

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Technical data


Prime contractor Astrium
Platform Astrosat 500 mkII or Proteus
Mass at launch 720 kg
Mass in orbit  
Fuel mass  
Solar array  
Stabilization 3-axis
DC power  
Design lifetime 10 years

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