SSTL S1-4: Launched 2018

SSTL S1-4: Launched 2018

The SSTL S1-4 satellite has a mass of 440kg and is capable of acquiring multiple targets in one pass and will utilise spot, strip and mosaic imaging modes and 45 degree off-pointing agility for a range of applications including urban planning, agricultural monitoring, land classification, natural resource management and disaster monitoring. The very high resolution imager on board the spacecraft was designed and manufactured by SSTL and acquires sub 1 metre resolution images in panchromatic mode and sub 4 metre resolution images in multispectral mode, with a swath width of about 20.8km.  

Data capacity from the satellite is leased to Airbus and Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology Co Ltd (21AT).

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