Near Space Labs

Very high resolution 10 cm optical aerial imagery, acquired over areas in the US with a revisit rate of 5 times a day. The collection contains data from 2019 to the present.


Overview

Near Space Labs imagery is acquired by a fleet of stratospheric balloons up to five times per day. The datasets are available starting with 2019. See more on the marketplace.

A Near Space Labs image of Odessa (USA)

Geographic coverage

The datasets are covering the USA.

Geometry type

This collection accepts AOIs. You will get full scenes intersecting the defined AOI.

Specifications

General

SpecificationDescription
Collection typeTasking
Catalog
Product typeOptical
System typeAerial

Data

SpecificationDescription
Spatial resolutionTasking:
  • 10 cm (very high)
  • 30 cm (very high)
Catalog: 30 cm (very high)
Geometric and radiometric
processing level
Geometric: georeferenced
Radiometric: atmospheric correction
Spectral: pansharpened
Bit depth per pixel8-bit
Standard deliveryA ZIP file containing the following files:
  • Data (GeoTIFF)
  • Thumbnails (PNG)

System

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

Band

SpecificationDescription
Spectral band dataRed
Green
Blue

Geographic reference

SpecificationDescription
Coordinate reference systemUTM-NAD83
Georeferencing accuracy5 m CE90

Limitations

Tasking limitations

LimitationValue
AOI sizeFrom 20 km2
Full scene size10 cm resolution: 0.4×0.33 km
30 cm resolution: 1.4×1 km

Catalog limitations

LimitationValue
AvailabilityFrom 2019
Full scene size1.4×1 km

UP42 data products

Tasking data products

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

Catalog data products

DescriptionData product IDCollection name
Near Space Labs7131f727-cdbb-46d4-a1e7-77ac38b7bd02nsl-30cm