The SPOT Satellites
The SPOT satellites constellation offers unsurpassed acquisition and revisit capacity to bring you the imagery from anywhere in the world, every day.
SPOT satellite technical data
Presentation of general features and instruments
Download SPOT satellite technical data (pdf file - 1.38 Mo)
SPOT on its orbit
Each SPOT satellite orbit is polar, circular, sun-synchronous and phased.
Download SPOT orbit technical sheet (pdf file - 0.16 Mo)
Each SPOT payload comprises optical imaging instruments, recorders for image data, and a payload telemetry package for image transmission to ground receiving stations.
Download the technical sheet about SPOT payload (pdf file - 0.2 Mo)
The instruments’ oblique-viewing capability offers frequent observations and stereoscopic imaging.
Data can be transmitted directly down to a receiving station when within range or stored on board and transmitted to the ground segment later.
Download the technical sheet about SPOT images acquisition (pdf file - 0.11 Mo)