BlackSky Global 1 from Satellite Dataset
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  About BlackSky Global 1

  Heaviest satellite launched by BlackSky Global into space at 56 kg

A commercial satellite, BlackSky Global 1 is operated by BlackSky Global of USA for the purpose of earth observation (Optical Imaging).

Constructed by Spaceflight Industries (USA), it was launched into space on 29 November 2018 using PSLV as the launch vehicle from Satish Dhawan Space Centre. BlackSky Global 1 orbits around the Earth as a sun-synchronous LEO satellite.

BlackSky Global 1 has a launch mass of 56 kg and orbits around the Earth with the COSPAR ID 2018-096M and NORAD ID 43730.

With an orbital eccentricity of 1.17E-03, the satellite's perigee, which is the point of the orbit closest to the Earth's center of mass, is 484km while its apogee, which is the point of the orbit farthest from the Earth's center of mass, is 500km. It takes 95 minutes to orbit the Earth at an inclination of 98 degrees to the equatorial plane of the Earth.

 

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