Revolutionizing

Earth

Observation

Facts and Figures

Full project title:
Disruptive Technologies for Very Low Earth Orbit Platforms
Start date:
01.01.2017
Duration:
63 months (incl. a 12-month project extension)
Participants:
8 institutions from 5 different countries
EC funding:
€ 5,726,750
Project coordinator:
Peter Roberts, University of Manchester
Project management office:

Next generation satellites would be smaller, less massive and less expensive to launch, but would still achieve the same or even better resolution and data products than today’s platforms. Image: DLR (CC-BY 3.0)