Resurs-P1

Resurs-P1 is a Russian Earth observation satellite designed and developed at TsSKB Progress (Progress State Research and Production Space Center) in Samara, Russia. Roskosmos is funding the project (owner and operator of the spacecraft under the Russian Federal Space Program), the commercial data distributor is Sovzond JSC of Moscow. The spacecraft is operated by NTs OMZ (Research Center for Operational Earth Monitoring), Moscow, Russia.

Resurs-P1 is meant to replace the Resurs-DK, a previous generation spacecraft, which was launched on June 15, 2006.

Resurs-P carries the Geoton-L1 hyperspectral imaging payload as the main imaging instrumet. The optics have an apperture of 0.5 m and provides images with a ground resolution of 1.0 m in panchromatic mode and a resolution of 3 to 4 m in color mode. The Geoton-L1 system has 7 passbands and a 216-channel hyperspectral imager.

Aditionallym the KShMSA wide field multispectral camera is also on board. The satellite carry also an AIS ship tracking receiver developed at OAO RKS and Lomonosov Federal State University.

Instruments:
Geoton-L1 imager
GSA hyperspectral imager
ShMSA multispectral spectrometer

Launch Date: 

25/06/2013

Life span: 

5years

Orbit type: 

Sun synchronous

Applications: 

Earth resources, environmental and disaster monitoring, cartography

Public Private Partnership: 

No
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