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Full Name Hyperspectral VNIR imager Status Operational
Instrument Agencies ESA, NSO Maturity
Instrument Type Imaging multi-spectral radiometers (vis/IR) Geometry Nadir-viewing
Instrument Technology Sampling Imaging
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format HDF5
Measurements and Applications Demonstration of hyperspectral operations on a Cubesat. Demonstration of early warning capability leveraging heavy onboard processing for flooding, change detection, crop water factor, vegetation monitoring. Hyperspectral VNIR.
Resolution Summary Swath = 200 km, GSD = 70 m
[Best Resolution: 70m]
Swath Summary 200 km
[Max Swath: 200 km]
Accuracy Summary 5-10%
Waveband Summary VNIR 400 - 1000 nm, 45 bands, 16 nm bandwidth
VIS (~0.40 µm - ~0.75 µm)
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
CategoryParameter
Multi-purpose imagery (land)Land surface imagery
VegetationVegetation type
Instrument Missions
GOMX4 - GomSpace Express-4 (2018 - 2021)
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