The Venµs satellite is a French/Israeli micro-satellite which aims at demonstrating the interest of repetitive and very frequent observations to monitor vegetation. As Venµs is a micro satellite, it does not cover all world, but only 110 sites selected through a research call.
Venµs main features are :

  • 5m resolution
  • 28 km field of view
  • an image every second day on 100 sites
  • 12 spectral bands in visible and near-infrared.


Venµs L1C and L2A products are distributed by Theia, the French Land Data Center, and can be freely downloaded from:


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