RapidEye

  1. Name RapidEye
  2. Code RE
  3. Application The RapidEye constellation of five satellites stands apart from other providers of satellite based geospatial information in their unique ability to acquire high resolution, large-area image data on a daily basis.The RapidEye system collects an unprecedented 4 million square kilometers of data per day at 6.5 meter nominal ground resolution. Each satellite measures less than one cubic meter and weighs 150 kg (bus + payload), and has been designed for at least a seven-year mission life. All five satellites are equipped with identical sensors and are located in the same orbital plane. BlackBridge satellites include the Red-Edge band, which is sensitive to changes in chlorophyll content.
  4. Spatial Spectral Resolutions
    Band Wavelength Resolution
    Green 520 ? 590 nm 500 cm
    Blue 440 ? 510 nm 500 cm
    Red 630 ? 685 nm 500 cm
    Red Edge 690 - 730 nm 500 cm
  5. Data Cost Data Cost Pending