RapidEye Satellites

 
Platform Lifetime
(design)
Altitude Equator Crossing Repeat Coverage Sensors
RapidEye

TACHYS

MATI

CHOMA

CHOROS

TROCHIA

2008-present
(7 years)

630 km

11:00 a.m.

1 (off-nadir) - 5.5 (nadir) days

RapidEye

 

RapidEye Sensors

Sensor Resolution (m) Swath Width (km)  Sensor Channels Spectral Bands (m)  Example
RapidEye

6.5
(5 m resampled)

77

 RapidEye 1
RapidEye 2
RapidEye 3
RapidEye 4
RapidEye 5

0.44-0.51 (blue)
0.52-0.59 (green)
0.63-0.685 (red)
0.69-0.73 (red edge)
0.76-0.85 (near IR)

 

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Last Update: 2011.09.02