DMC3/TripleSat Constellation

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The DMC3 / TripleSat Constellation is a new satellite formation launched in July 2015 and provides data distributed by Earth-i.

It consists of 3 optical, multi-spectral satellites of high resolution, of low altitude.







  • Very high resolution (1m)
  • Quick retrieval and data availability
  • 4 multi-spectral and panchromatic bands
  • Extremely accurate georeference
  • Estimated satellite lifespan – 10 years
  • Maximization of visualization capabilities through Coordinated orbit
  • Completion of 45 orbits per day

Applications in the Fields:

  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Urban planning, spatial planning
  • Navigation tracking, monitoring and tracking
  • Cartography
  • Agriculture
  • Environment – Disaster Management
  • Commercial
Satellite and Track Features
Satellite Orbit Sun-synchronous, altitude of 651 km
LTAN 1030 hrs
Optical Sensor GSD Panchromatic: 1 m (nadir)
Multispectral (R, G, B, NIR): 4 m (nadir)
Swath 23 km
MTF at Nyquist Panchromatic: 10%
Multispectral: 20%
Off-nadir capability   +/- 45 degrees
Stereo slew capability +/- 30 degrees
SNR All bands > 100:1
Safety & Security 128bit AES encryption of all command,telemetry and payload data
Dissemination of data at 1m resolution for panchromatic channel, 4m resolution for true colour and near infrared channels. These data can be compiled into a 1m resolution image.
Multiple scenes capabilities (stereo και large area)
Ability to automatically order georeferenced products
Angle of reception up to 45 degrees
Capability of repeated captures to achieve a small percentage of cloud cover.
Image Format: GeoTIFF or JPEG
24km image width in stripmap mode, 46km in area mode














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