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Pléiades Neo

Pleiades Neo is the latest, most advanced optical constellation of four identical high-resolution satellites in the Airbus fleet. In a sun-synchronous orbit at an altitude of 620 km, these satellites have a collection capacity of up to 2 million sq km per day. With a 30 cm panchromatic and 1.2 m multispectral resolution, the Pleiades Neo satellites are capable of intra-day revisits to optimize reactivity with todays global challenges.

Pleiades Neo

About Pleiades 1A/1B


The Pléiades constellation provides colour products at 50 centimetres that deliver an extremely high level of detail. These products’ location accuracy and excellent image quality make them the ideal solution for precision mapping.

Designed for civil and military users, the Pléiades system is especially suited for emergency response and change detection.

Pleiades-1A/1B Samples

Pléiades Neo Specs

Launch Date: 2021 and 2022

Sun-synchronous, 10:30 a.m. descending node

Body: ~1 ton for each satellite

6- band multispectral (deep blue, blue, green, red, red edge, near-infrared) + panchromatic

At nadir - 30cm panchromatic & 1.2m multispectral

12-bits per pixel

14km at nadir

Single linear array for all spectral bands

Pointing agility +/- 52°
roll/pitch: 10° in 7 seconds, 30° in 12
seconds, ° 60 in 20 seconds)
Slew @ 200km (17°): 10 seconds

1 day anywhere (30° off-nadir)
2x daily anywhere (46° off-nadir)

Mono, Stereo and Tristereo collections in a single pass
Single-pass stereo and tri-stereo (fore, nadir and aft mode)
Multistrip acquisition mode: 7,500sqkm in a single pass - 110km x 70km (6 strips wide)
Target collection: 13 targets within a 100 x 300 km area +/- 30°

< 5-m CE90 at nadir
With refined data: 3.5m (expected)

Daily constellation capacity: 1,000,000 - will double once all 4 satellites are in orbit

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Pléiades Neo is right
for your project?

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1. Tell us the Problem

Explain the situation to us on your terms. We’ll translate it into the world of Satellite Imagery.

2. Review Your Options

Be presented with a simple choice of the top 2-3 imagery solutions for your project.

3. Make confident decisions

Know you have the right data in hand to make the critical decisions that keep your project moving forward.

Other Satellites

WorldView-3 is the industry’s first multi-payload and super-spectral commercial satellite, providing imagery in a range of resolutions: 31cm panchromatic, 1.24m multispectral, 3.7m short-wave infrared, and 30m CAVIS. It also offers daily revisits and precision geolocation.
Orbiting at an altitude of 770 km, WorldView-2 collects up to 1 million square kilometers of high-resolution 8-band imagery every day. It also offers industry-leading geolocation accuracy and stereoscopic collection on a single pass, ensuring greater image continuity.