TeLEOS-1

TeLEOS-1 has a unique edge with its near equatorial orbit and multiple 1-m revisits per day.

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TeLEOS-1 Satellite Imagery Samples


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The TeLEOS-1 Advantage

Near Equatorial Orbit

Instead of a sun-synchronous obit, TeLEOS-1 orbits near the equator, giving it the upper hand with an average revisit time of 12 to 16 hours to locations in the Tropics.

Panchromatic Imagery

TeLEOS-1 keeps the cost down and minimizes data storage by providing 1-m panchromatic-only imagery.


Overview & HistoryTeLEOS-1 SpecificationsPricing

TeLEOS-1 was launched by ST Electronics, a Singapore company, on December 16, 2015. It’s equipped with a 1-meter (m) resolution panchromatic sensor. TeLEOS-1 travels in a near equatorial orbit so it captures imagery only within the Tropics. What it lacks in global coverage it makes up in a rapid revisit rate of 12 to 16 hours, including multiple visits per day to most locations it can access.

The equatorial region is a hive of shipping activity, mining and clouds, making it an ideal focus for the geographically-targeted minisatellite. TeLEOS-1 appeals to companies and organization who need fast response times in the Tropics at an affordable price.


Satellite Specs

  • Launch Date: December 16, 2015, 12:30 UTC
  • Minisatellite Dimensions: 1.9 m x 2.0 m x 1.6 m (stowed); 400 kg
  • Sensor Resolution:
    • At nadir – 1-m panchromatic
  • Spectral Band Wavelength Range: (in nm)
    • Panchromatic – 500 to 900
  • Dynamic Range: 10-bits


Imaging Details

  • Orbit Characteristics: near Equatorial orbit from 15° N to 15° S, 96 minute period, up to 6 revisits per day per location
  • Average Revisit Frequency: 12 to 16 hours (mean)
  • Footprint Width: 12 km (at nadir)
  • Georeferenced Horizontal Accuracy: 100-m CE90 (global average; depends on terrain and nadir pointing)


Below is the least expensive, panchromatic TeLEOS-1 data offered. Prices increase for new collections and data processing. Note that volume discounts are available.

For an exact quote, please contact our Sales Team at sales@apollomapping.com.