Monthly Archives: december 2011

27 december 2011

First Pléiades 1A imagery

Only 3 days after launch Pléiades 1A acquired it’s first satellite images. Parts of those images have made available to the public. The Pléiades imagery have a 50 cm pixel size and reveal detailed information of several cities, including Paris and Casablanca. A ZIP file with all available images can be downloaded via FTP: Sample […]

18 december 2011

Pléiades 1a successfully orbited

The Soyuz launcher has successfully orbited Pléiades 1a, the first agile, operationally responsive and very-high-resolution optical satellite, and the first of a constellation offering daily revisits to any point on the globe. Please read more here.