The identical twin satellites Pleiades 1A and 1B deliver very-high-resolution optical data products in record time and offer a daily revisit capability to any point on the globe

Launched in:2012
Repeat cycle:26 days
Orbit height:694 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: Airbus Defence and Space
Pleiades 1A launched on 17 Dec 2011;
Pleiades 1B launched on 2 Dec 2012

Pleiades 1B websites


CNES - Pleiades
Airbus DS - Pleiades
ESA eoPortal - Pleides HR
Airbus DS - Imagery - Optical and Radar data
Airbus DS - Pleiades flyer
Airbus DS - Download Pleiades User Guide
Airbus DS - Elevation models

Data ordering

Airbus DS - Geostore
ESA - Third party data
ESA Earth Online - Data access
MDA Geospatial Services
ESA - Third Party Missions (data for research)

On Board Sensors

HiRI (High Resolution Optical Imager)