HRC is a black and white camera with a miniaturised telescope. With a high spatial resolution of five metres, HRC can acquire images with an area of 25 square kilometres. As well as studying the Earth, the spacecraft also returns data on its own immediate environment. The telescope is of Cassegrain type with an aperture size of 115 mm and a focal length of 2296 mm.
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10 November 2016
The Proba-1 microsatellite (smaller than a cubic metre) is the first in ESA's series of satellites aimed at flight-testing new space technologies, designed for autonomous operations.
Proba-1 was launched on 22 October 2001 and is still going strong today, more than fifteen years later.
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