How much does Pleiades cost?

The two-satellite Pleiades system cost about 650 million euros ($850 million), most of it paid by CNES. But 50 high-priority images per day from Pleiades’ total output of 450 images are reserved for military use.

Is Pleiades imagery free?

Strip-mapping with a footprint up to a square degree. Daily global coverage. Cloud-free imagery.

Is Pleiades data free?

Everything in Pleiades is free to reuse under the terms of an open license. Here’s how to do things like search, browse, and map our content; how to download our data for use in a GIS; how to cite Pleiades content in a paper or web page.

How much does high resolution satellite imagery cost?

Using Soar, users will now be able to task the SuperView satellites to collect newly acquired imagery over their desired location(s) of choice, anywhere on Earth, at a fixed rate of $10 per square kilometer.

How often does Landsat 8 capture imagery of the same location on the earth’s surface?

Landsat 8 orbits the the Earth in a sun-synchronous, near-polar orbit, at an altitude of 705 km (438 mi), inclined at 98.2 degrees, and completes one Earth orbit every 99 minutes. The satellite has a 16-day repeat cycle with an equatorial crossing time: 10:00 a.m. +/- 15 minutes.

What is spot in remote sensing?

SPOT (Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre), France The SPOT program consists of a series of optical remote sensing satellites with the primary mission of obtaining Earth imagery for landuse, agriculture, forestry, geology, cartography, regional planning, water resources and GIS applications.

Where can I get high quality satellite images?

Free Satellite Imagery Sources: Zoom In Our Planet

  • USGS EarthExplorer: Free-To-Use Satellite Imagery.
  • Landviewer: Free Access To Satellite Images.
  • Copernicus Open Access Hub: Up-to-date Free Satellite Imagery.
  • Sentinel Hub: Free High-Quality Satellite Images From Multiple Sources.

What is the highest resolution satellite imagery free?

Sentinel-2 offers 10-meter resolution in red, green, blue and near-infrared, currently the best available resolution for free satellite imagery.

When was the Pleiades satellite launched into space?

Pleaides Satellite Pléiades is an environment-focused constellation (consisting of two satellites, referred to as 1A and 1B) from CNES of France, which were launched on 17 December 2011 (Pleiades 1A) and 2 December 2012 (Pleiades 1B). The constellation remains operational.

Is the Pleiades data freely available to the public?

Pleiades data is freely and openly available to everyone. The Pleiades programme followed the SPOT programme satellite series, introducing advanced technologies in Earth observation.

How big is the constellation of the Pleiades?

Pléiades is an optical satellite constellation providing very high-resolution products (50cm) with a 20km swath.

Who is the prime contractor for the Pleiades system?

As prime contractor for the Pleiades system, CNES contracted with Airbus Defence & Space (former EADS Astrium Satellites) to build the satellites and with Thales Alenia Space for the optical instrument. In Europe, programme partners Austria, Belgium, Spain and Sweden were also involved in satellite construction.