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Spire Satellites & Orbits

What orbits do Spire's satellites operate in


Information as of 2020-07-23 

Spire’s constellation of over 90 satellites, currently in operation, operate in a variety of Low Earth Orbits:
  • Equatorial - 4 Satellites
  • SSO - 56 Satellites
  • 51.6 degrees inclination - 33 Satellites
  • 83/85 degrees inclination - 4 Satellites
  • 37 degrees inclination - 4 Satellites
Spire satellites are equipped with the following sensors:
  • Automatic Identification System (AIS)
  • Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)
  • Global Navigation Satellite System Earth Observation (GNSS-EO)
Data is downloaded from each spacecraft through Spire’s own global ground station network

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