SPOT satellite technical data
Presentation of general features and instruments
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SPOT on its orbit
Each SPOT satellite orbit is polar, circular, sun-synchronous and phased.
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Each SPOT payload comprises optical imaging instruments, recorders for image data, and a payload telemetry package for image transmission to ground receiving stations.
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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.
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