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SPOT-1.
Category. Statistic.
Launch vehicle. Ariane 1 rocket.
Launch date. February 22nd, 1986.
Launch site. N/A.
Ceased operations. December 31st, 1990.
Owner(s). Spot Image, but with initiatal help by the Centre national d'études spatiales – the French space agency (CNES) on Spot 1.
Major contractor(s)  N/A.
Is it still in orbit. Set in to a terminal level orbit in 2003 and may have already burnt up.
Launch mass. N/A.
Nationality(s). France.
Satellite type. Earth observation/photo imaging.
Links. http://www.spot1.ca/, http://www.amazon.com/SPOT-Inc-SPOT-1-Personal-Tracker/dp/B000YTZV74, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SPOT_(satellite) and https://apollomapping.com/imagery/medium-resolution-satellite-imagery/spot?utm_source=MSN&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=SPOT%201^29386511395&utm_content=9204762639&utm_campaign=Satellite%20Name%20-%20Worldwide^79499.

HistoryEdit

There are now 7 Spot satellites, but only numbers 4 to 7 are in use. 2 and 1 became obsolete and have probably already burnt up. 3 is obsolete and abandoned.

See alsoEdit

  1. Space satellites
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