Full Name Hyperspectral Earth Imaging Sensor Status No longer operational
Instrument Agencies Orbital Sidekick Maturity Low Heritage
Instrument Type Atmospheric chemistry Geometry
Instrument Technology High-resolution nadir-scanning SW spectrometer Sampling Imaging
Data Access Data Format
Measurements and Applications Hyperspectral technology captures hundreds of narrow contiguous spectral bands, from visible light through infrared.
Resolution Summary Spatial resolution: 28m
[Best Resolution: 28m]
Swath Summary Swath Width: 38km.
[Max Swath: 38 km]
Accuracy Summary Data Products: GeoTiff and ENVI formats, Raw Image, DN: 16 bit, Positional Accuracy: <5km, Radiometric Corrections: Based on calibration coefficients, values scaled by 100
Waveband Summary Spectral Bands: 150 in the VNIR range. Spectral range: 400nm-1000nm
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Instrument Missions
HEIST-on-ISS - Hyperspectral Earth Imaging System Trial (2018 - 2018)