High-Resolution Visible and Infrared (2x)

SPOT 4 (HRVIR)

Providers: 

Public Private Partnership: 

0Public Private Partnership

Launch Date: 

Tue, 24/03/1998

Technical specification: 

Taxonomy upgrade extras: 

SPOT 4

Providers: 

Public Private Partnership: 

0Public Private Partnership

The satellites SPOT 4 (Satellite Probatoire de l'Observation de la Terre) was a second generation of SPOT earth observation satellite operated by Spot Image.

SPOT 4 used the improved bus design, which differed from the earlier SPOT series by having an increased lifetime of five years instead of three, a new extended platform design and service module, which can accommodate twice the payload. The propulsion module consists of a frame made of aluminum bars and two capillary tanks holding 158 kg of hydrazine.

Instrument: 

  • High-Resolution Visible and Infrared (2x)
  • HRVIR (2x)
  • VEGETATION

Launch Date: 

Tue, 24/03/1998

Life span: 

5years
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