THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Pleiades 1A -
Full Name Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CNES Launch Date 17 Dec 2011
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2018
EO Portal Info
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Descending Orbit Inclination
Orbit Altitude 694 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 10:15 Repeat Cycle 26 days
Objectives and Applications Cartography, land use, risk, agriculture and forestry, civil planning and mapping, digital terrain models, defence.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
LandLandscape topography HiRI
Vegetation HiRI
Multi-purpose imagery (land) HiRI
Snow & IceIce sheet topography HiRI
Mission Instruments
HiRI - High-Resolution Imager
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