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Sentinel-2 images the globe every 5 days

09 March 2018

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On 17 February 2018, the Sentinel-2 mission reached the 5-day global revisit periodicity, thus fully exploiting the two satellite units of the constellation.

The Sentinel-2 mission of the European Union's Copernicus Programme is based on a constellation of two satellites, both orbiting Earth at an altitude of 786 km.

Source: ESA

Image credit: ESA/ATG medialab - Sentinel-2 global coverage

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