Operated by Planet Labs, Inc. of USA, Dove-4s-1 is a commercial satellite launched for the purpose of earth observation (Optical Imaging).
Delivered via Falcon 9 (launch vehicle) from Cape Canaveral, it was launched into space on 24 January 2021 and orbits the Earth as a sun-synchronous LEO satellite. Dove-4s-1 was constructed by Planet Labs, Inc. (USA).
Designated with COSPAR ID 2021-006ED and NORAD ID 47543, Dove-4s-1 is designed to operate in space for a lifetime of 3 years. It has a launch mass of 4 kg.
With an orbital eccentricity of 1.16E-03, the satellite's perigee, which is the point of the orbit closest to the Earth's center of mass, is 519km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 535km. It takes 95 minutes to orbit the Earth at an inclination of 98 degrees to the equatorial plane of the Earth.