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Regardless of your industry, our diverse sensor system can help you meet your information needs.

Deimos-2

High resolution imagery

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Deimos-2 is a very high-resolution, agile and cost-effective satellite that provides 75 cm pan-sharpened imagery with a 12 km swath.

75 cm imagery

Deimos-2 sensor specs

Launch Date
June 19, 2014
Lifetime
10 years
Orbit
620 km Sun-synchronous
Ascending orbit with LTAN
LTAN = 10:30am
Orbit Period
97.2 minutes
Avg. Revisit Time
2 days
Agility
±45° off nadir
Onboard Storage
256 Gbits
Spectral Bands
PAN 560 - 900 nm
Blue 466 - 525 nm
Green 532 - 599 nm
Red 640 - 697 nm
NIR 770 - 892 nm

Deimos-2

High resolution imagery

650 km  swath

Deimos-1, the first Spanish Earth Observation Satellite, captures 22m imagery with a very wide swath of 650 km. It has been specifically designed to be able to cover large areas very frequently and is ideally suited for applications such as precision agriculture and forestry monitoring.

Deimos-1 sensor specs

Launch Date
July 29, 2009
Lifetime
10 years
Orbit
660 km Sun-synchronous
Ascending orbit with LTAN
LTAN = 10:30am
Orbit Period
98 minutes
Avg. Revisit Time
3 days
Agility
Fixed, Nadir oriented
Onboard Storage
64 Gbits
Spectral Bands
Green 520 - 600 nm
Red 630 - 690 nm
NIR 770 - 900 nm

Iris

Watch full-color, UHD videos of Earth

Iris, UrtheCast's High-Resolution Camera (HRC), is mounted on an agile pointing platform that allows for the tracking of targeted Areas of Interest. Iris captures 1m full-color videos with a duration of up to 60 seconds.

1m  resolution

Iris sensor specs

Platform
Bi-axial pointing
Sensor Type
CMOS
Aperture
317.5 mm
Focal Length
2.54 mm
Spectral Bands
RGB (Bayer filter)
Frame Rate
3 frames per second

Theia

Medium-resolution imagery

5m  resolution

Theia, UrtheCast’s Medium-Resolution Camera (MRC), captures strips of medium-resolution, 4-channel multispectral imagery with a swath width of approximately 50 km

Theia sensor specs

Platform
Fixed nadir viewing
Sensor Type
CCD push broom (8800 pixels)
Aperture
62 mm
Focal Length
455 mm
Spectral Bands
Blue 470 - 570 nm
Green 500 - 600 nm
Red 600 - 700 nm
NIR 780 - 880 nm

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