September 15, 2015

Key milestones

Vegetation 1

  • 1986: Beginning of the studies to develop a Vegetation instrument.

  • 1992: Decision to develop the first Vegetation instrument.

  • March 1998: First Vegetation instrument launch onboard Spot 4 satellite.

  • March 1998: First Vegetation 1 images delivery.

Vegetation 2

  • 1993: Decision to develop a second Vegetation instrument which will be launch onboard Spot 5 satellite.

  • May 2002: Second Vegetation instrument launch onboard the Spot 5 satellite.

  • May 2002:  First Vegetation 2 images delivery.