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The SPOT earth observation system designed by CNES and operated by Spot Image, has been in operation since February 1986. SPOT 6 and 7 form an Earth observation constellation, together with Pleiades satellites, improving imaging capacities to its predecessor SPOT-5, but ensuring SPOT data continuity with their 60km swath.

SPOT 6 and 7 now offer a 1.5m resolution in natural colour, a daily revisit to any point of the globe and can be programmed for stereo and tristereo acquisitions for 3D terrain modelling.

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Operator CNES
Launch date SPOT-6: 09 September 2012
SPOT-7: 30 June 2014
Orbit Height 694km
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous
Repeat Cycle 26 days
Resolution 6 to 1.5m
Swath Width 60km
Onboard sensors provided under TPM NAOMI (New Astrosat Optical Modular Instrument)