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Proba-V celebrates 6 years in orbit

07 May 2019

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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.