Planet

SkySat

Planet’s SkySat constellation consists of 21 satellites collecting at 50cm resolution. This allows for frequent intra-day revisits, and rapid collections.

Rapid revisit

High resolution

Rapid delivery

Excels at monitoring

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SkySat Specs

Launch Information

C generation launched 2016-2020

Orbit

Orbit

450 – 580 km (~98° inclination)

spacecraft size

Spacecraft Size, Mass and Power

Mass: 110 kg
Dimensions: 60 x 60 x 95 cm

Sensor bands

Sensor Bands

Blue: 450 – 515 nm
Green: 515 – 595 nm
Red: 605 – 695 nm
NIR: 740 – 900 nm

Dynamic Range

Dynamic Range

16-bits per pixel

Swath

Swath Width

5.5 – 5.9km

Point accuracy

Pointing Accuracy & Knowledge

Sensor-related effects are corrected using sensor telemetry and a sensor model. Spacecraft-related effects are corrected using attitude telemetry and best available ephemeris data. Orthorectified using GCPs and fine DEMs (30 m to 90 m posting) to <10 m RMSE positional accuracy

Retargeting

Retargeting Agility

Max Contiguous

Onboard Storage

360 GB + 360 GB cold spare storage

Revist

Revisit Frequency
(at 40°N Latitude)

4 – 5 days *Reference altitude 500 km

Geolocation

Geolocation
Accuracy (CE90)

<10m RMSE

capacity

Capacity

400,000 km²/day

Unsure if
SkySat is right
for your project?

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

Review Your Options

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

Make confident decisions

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

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MAXAR

WorldView-1

WorldView-1’s high-capacity panchromatic imaging system features state-of-the-art geolocation accuracy, rapid targeting, and efficient in-track stereo collection.

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MAXAR

WorldView-2

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.

When we need high-resolution satellite imagery, we trust Pacgeo for their quality imagery and reliable turnaround times. ​

David Bluestone

Vice President of Exploration, Bluestone Resources

Ordering high-res satellite imagery through a partner agency order desk was always painful and fraught with multiple issues. Dealing directly with Pacgeo allows me to bypass the aforementioned issues, while getting quick and reliable access to the data I need.

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Government of Canada