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ScanEx company began receiving data from SPOT 7 satellite to the network of Uniscan™ ground receiving stations and processing imagery requests

(Dec 2014) Airbus Defence & Space company announced on December 2, 2014 the beginning of commercial operation of the SPOT 7 satellite. Together with Pleiades 1A and 1B, TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X satellites, SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 spacecrafts replenished the unique Airbus Defence & Space constellation, making it the sole Operator in the world, offering optical images of different spatial resolution along with radar data. SPOT 7 satellite is a “twin” to SPOT 6.

From now on, the Airbus Defence & Space company’s group of optical satellites is entirely configured and is ready to provide a unique in its resolution and performance service. This highly-detailed group’s performance is 6 million sq. km. of images a day. The Operator announced that the revisit period is once per day, so you can get daily images of any part of the planet.

At the same time the Airbus Defence & Space company reports that it delegates the SPOT 7 satellite control (which will later be renamed to “Azersky”) to the JSC “Azerkosmos” company (Azerbaijan), noting that this will not affect the quality of commercial services and will not limit access to SPOT satellites’ resources. The changes also will not affect the exclusive rights of ScanEx company to distribute data on the territory of Russia and Belarus and will not affect the availability of data to users.

On the territory of Russia and Belarus these SPOT 6 & SPOT 7 data are provided by “SCANEX“company within the framework of an exclusive distribution agreement with Airbus Defence & Space that allows providing a flexible price policy to the users. Today the SPOT 7 satellite is already fully integrated into the imaging technology of the network of Uniscan ™ ground stations of ScanEx and has been actively working on the execution of the previously placed orders.

SPOT 6 and 7 satellites’ images can be searched by anyone via the «Kosmosnimki-Search images» search engine. You may also place a request for images and order new images at