Launched in:2002
Out of service since:2015
Repeat cycle:26 days
Orbit height:832 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: CNES - France
SPOT 5 retired in December 2015. VEGETATION mission ended 31 May 2014.

SPOT 5 websites

Information

Airbus DS - Technical info SPOT
CNES - VEGETATION
CNES News - Retirement of SPOT 5
VITO - SPOT Vegetation
Press release: Announcement SPOT imagery for free
CNES - SPOT

Data ordering

MDA Geospatial Services
VITO - Product Distribution Portal
Sovzond - Russia
ESA - Third party data
ESA - Image 2006 (38 European countries)
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)
HRG (High Resolution Geometric)
HRS (High Resolution Stereoscopic)
VEGETATION ()