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.
Launched in 2021 and 2022
More image collection opportunities
Rapid access to data after acquisition
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
Revisit Frequency (at 40°N Latitude)
1 day anywhere (30° off-nadir)
2x daily anywhere (46° off-nadir)
Max Contiguous Area Collected in a Single Pass (30° 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 sq.km – will double once all 4 satellites are in orbit
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