Deimos-2 is a very-high resolution (75cm pan-sharpened) multispectral optical satellite, fully owned and operated by Deimos Imaging, an UrtheCast company.
The Deimos-2 end-to-end system has been designed to provide a costeffective yet highly responsive service to customers worldwide.
Deimos-2 is the second satellite of the Deimos Earth Observation system, following Deimos-1, which was launched in 2009 and provides mid-resolution, very-wide-swath imagery.
Deimos-2 has been launched on 19 June 2014, with a mission lifetime of at least seven years. It operates from a Sun-synchronous orbit at a mean altitude of 620 km, with a local time of ascending node (LTAN) of 10h30, which allows an average revisit time of two days worldwide (one day at mid-latitudes). The spacecraft design is based on an agile platform for fast and precise off-nadir imaging (up to 30º over nominal scenarios and up to 45º in emergency cases), and it carries a push-broom very-high resolution camera with 5 spectral channels (1 panchromatic, 4 multispectral).
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