THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - Pleiades 1B -
Full Name Status Currently being flown
Mission Agencies CNES Launch Date 02 Dec 2012
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2019
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
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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