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BlackSky Global 1



General


Designation 43730 / 18096M
Launch date 29 Nov 2018
Country of origin United States
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 504 km
Inclination 98°
Period 97.5 min
Launch vehicle PSLV #46

It carries a SpaceView-24 imaging system developed by Exelis which uses a 24-centimeter telescope to image the Earth's surface at resolutions of up to 90 centimeters.

The 56 kg Global-1 satellite was constructed by Spaceflight Services, based around the SCOUT bus, and is designed to operate for at least three years.

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