Capella Space

Very high resolution 50 cm SAR satellite imagery, acquired worldwide with a revisit rate of 5 times a day. The collection contains data from 2020 to the present.


Overview

Capella Space imagery is acquired by 7 very high and high resolution radar satellites on an intraday basis anywhere on the globe. The datasets are available starting from 2020. See more on the marketplace.

Capella Space GEO image

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage is global.

Specifications

General

SpecificationDescription
Collection typeTasking
Catalog
Product typeSAR
System typeSatellite

Data

SpecificationDescription
Azimuth resolutionSpot: 50 cm (very high)
Site: 1 m (high)
Strip: 1.20 m (high)
Ground range resolutionSpot: from 40 cm to 70 cm (very high)
Site: from 70 cm to 1.20 m (high)
Strip: from 1.10 m to 1.60 m (high)
Bit depth per pixelComplex: 16-bit
Geocoded: 32-bit
Standard deliveryA ZIP file containing the following files:
  • Data (SLC, GEC, GEO: GeoTIFF; SICD: NITF)
  • Metadata (JSON)
  • Visuals (GeoTIFF)
  • Thumbnails (PNG)

Processing levels

Tasking levels

The ordered tasking data will include all processing levels.

ComplexDetectedGeocoded
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SLC, SICD
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GEC, GTC

Catalog levels

ComplexDetectedGeocoded
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SLC, SICD
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GEC, GTC

System

SpecificationDescription
Acquisition modeSpot
Site
Strip
Incidence angleFrom 25° to 50°
Slant range resolutionSpot: 30 cm (very high)
Site: 30 cm (very high)
Strip: 75 cm (high)
Tasking priorityStandard
Orbit44° inclination, at 600 km
53° inclination, at 647 km
Orbit directionAscending
Descending
PolarizationSingle: HH, VV
Revisit rate5 times a day

Spectral bands

SpecificationDescription
FrequencyX-band: 9.4–9.9 GHz

Geographic reference

SpecificationDescription
Coordinate reference systemComplex: EPSG:4326
Geocoded: UTM-WGS84

Limitations

Tasking limitations

LimitationValue
InputAOI
Minimum chargeAs per 1 scene
OutputScenes of a certain size intersecting the defined AOI:
  • Spotlight: 5×5 km
  • Sliding Spotlight: from 5×10 km to 5×50 km
  • Stripmap: from 5×20 km to 5×200 km

Catalog limitations

LimitationValue
InputAOI
AvailabilityFrom 2020
OutputA scene of a certain size:
  • Spotlight: 5×5 km
  • Sliding Spotlight: from 5×10 km to 5×50 km
  • Stripmap: from 5×20 km to 5×200 km

UP42 data products

Tasking data products

DescriptionData product IDCollection name
Custom83e21b35-e431-43a0-a1c4-22a6ad313911capella-tasking

Catalog data products

DescriptionData product IDCollection name
SLC1f2b0d7f-d3e2-4b3d-96b7-e7c184df7952capella-slc
GEC96072809-d820-4cf9-86dd-d3bff3337c35capella-gec
GEOd66facaa-533f-49a2-849a-c2910ac9dd31capella-geo
SICD8b0aed07-c565-4bf9-b719-401e692de4a6capella-sicd

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