Launched in:1993
Out of service since:1996
Repeat cycle:26 days
Orbit height:832 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: CNES - France
Launched 26 Sep 1993; decommissioned 14 Nov 1996.

SPOT 3 websites


Airbus DS - Technical info SPOT
DLR - World Data Center Atmosphere

Data ordering

MDA Geospatial Services
Airbus DS - Geostore
ESA - Third party data
ESA Earth Online - Data access
SPOT World Heritage (tropical forests Africa)
ESA - Third Party Missions (data for research)

On Board Sensors

DORIS (Doppler Orbitography and Radiopositioning Integrated by Satellite)
HRV (High Resolution Visible)
POAM-II (Polar Ozone and Aerosol Measurement)