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MISSIONS

Explore the European Space Agency's Earth Observation satellite missions. Learn all about ESA's dedicated Earth Explorers or collaborations with otheragencies through the Third Party Missions programme.

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  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    WorldView-3

    WorldView-3 is the first multi-payload, super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite sensor operating at an altitude of 617 km. WorldView-3 is capable of collecting up to 680,000 square km per day.

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    WorldView-2

    WorldView-2 is an environment-monitoring satellite from DigitalGlobe which presents images as the human eye can perceive them, creating a more realistic 'true colour' view of the world.

  • Mission - Third Party Missions

    Mission - Third Party Missions

    Pleiades

    The Pleiades programme followed the SPOT programme satellite series, introducing advanced technologies in Earth observation.