Pléiades Satellite Imagery
The very-high-resolution constellation
Pléiades 1A and Pléiades 1B operate as a constellation in the same orbit, phased 180° apart.
The identical twin satellites deliver very-high-resolution optical data products in record time and offer a daily revisit capability to any point on the globe. Quick Delivery
The Pléiades constellation is designed to obtain data in double-quick time:
Ability to acquire imagery anywhere in the world in less than 24 hrs. in response to a crisis or natural disaster.
Regular monitoring, as often as every day if required.
Three satellite work plans a day ensure easy handling of last-minute tasking requests.
Twice the coverage and twice the chance of obtaining cloud-free imagery.
Detail and Precision
Pléiades products are ideally suited to precision mapping and photointerpretation.
50-cm resolution, colour, orthorectified imagery.
20-km ground footprint at nadir, up to 100 km x 100 km in strip mapping mode.
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Availability and Flexibility
Maximum acquisition capacity of 1 million sq.km per day, per satellite.
Exceptional agility to maximize acquisitions of a specific area of interest.
5 acquisition modes: Target, Strip Mapping, Tri-stereo, Corridor and Persistent Surveillance.
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Did you know?
Pléiades, a civil/military programme integrated with SPOT 6 and 7
The Pléiades programme stems from the ORFEO cooperation agreements established in September 2001 by the French and Italian space agencies to develop a dual-use Earth-imaging system offering sub-metric resolution.