Near Space Labs

Very high resolution 10 cm optical aerial imagery, acquired over the US with a revisit rate of 5 times a day.


Overview

Near Space Labs imagery is acquired by a fleet of stratospheric balloons up to 5 times a day. See more on the marketplace.

A Near Space Labs image of Odessa (USA)

Geographic coverage

The datasets cover the USA.

Specifications

General

SpecificationDescription
Collection typeTasking
Product typeOptical
System typeAerial

Data

SpecificationDescription
Spatial resolution10 cm (very high)
30 cm (very high)
Bit depth per pixel8-bit
Standard deliveryA ZIP file containing the following files:
  • Data (GeoTIFF)
  • Thumbnails (PNG)

Processing levels

System

SpecificationDescription
Acquisition modeMono
Incidence angleUp to 30°
Tasking priorityStandard
Revisit rate5 times a day

Spectral bands

SpecificationDescription
Band dataRed
Green
Blue

Geographic reference

SpecificationDescription
Coordinate reference systemUTM-NAD83
Georeferencing accuracy5 m CE90

Limitations

LimitationValue
InputAOI
OutputScenes of a certain size intersecting the defined AOI:
  • 10 cm resolution: 0.4×0.33 km
  • 30 cm resolution: 1.4×1 km

UP42 data products

DescriptionData product IDCollection name
Custom21591ec1-8365-46a6-8f63-5f9cfff2f53ensl-tasking