Proba-V celebrates 6 years in orbit
07 May 2019
The joint ESA / VITO Proba-V satellite mission was launched exactly 6 years ago on 7 May 2013 to continue the 15 year legacy of SPOT-VEGETATION.
The initial foreseen mission lifetime was 2.5 years, which was quickly extended to 5 years given the platform's outstanding results. During these five years, more than 1600 users from 119 nationalities have downloaded over 540,000 data products.
After 5 years of operations, Proba-V's platform performance and data quality are still excellent, so, while celebrating its 6th anniversary, we are also proud to announce that Proba-V will continue observing our planet for one more year.