Posted on August 3rd, 2021

High-Resolution Imagery Collections – Pléiades 1 – China and Russia, April to June 2021

This map shows the areas imaged by the Pléiades 1 constellation from April 1 to June 30, 2021 over China and Russia. Please note that in many instances, multiple images were collected over the same area which is difficult to portray on this static map.

In this monthly piece, we give our readers a sense of the high-resolution imagery coverage collected over a geography during a specified window. To do this, we pick a high-resolution satellite constellation, a defined time period and area of interest, then report key statistics on the total amount of imagery collected in square kilometers (sq km). Without further delay, let’s jump into our analysis.

Graphic Region of Interest: China and Russia plus off-shore islands

Land Mass Covered: 26,298,197.0 sq km

Time Period: April 1 to June 30, 2021

High-Resolution Satellite Constellation: Pléiades 1A/1B

Pléiades 1 Constellation Imaging Statistics – China and Russia

Total Area Collected: 10,289.693.3 sq km; 56,536.8 sq km per satellite/per day

Area Collected @ 20% or Less Clouds & 30 Degrees or Less Off-Nadir: 5,404,189.2 sq km; 29,693.3 sq km per satellite/per day; 52.5% of total

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