The RapidEye constellation of 5 sensors was launched on 29th August 2008. Since it’s inception RapidEye has offered users of satellite imagery from various applications with large area coverage, daily revisit times, high resolution imagery and additional multispectral capabilities.
|Ground Sample Distance||6.5m (nadir)|
|Orbit Altitude||630 km in sun-synchronous orbit|
|Image Capture Capacity||4 million sq km/day|
|Dynamic Range||12-bit pixel values|
|Accuracy (No GCP's)||10m CE90s|
|Archive Availability||From 1st February 2009|
|Largest Scale||1:15,000 multispectral|