Super-resolution DRAGONEYE Imager for Microsatellites

DRAGONEYE Camera Core Specifications

DRAGONEYE Technical Specifications

Spatial resolution (GSD) at 500 km

PAN 1.4 m; MS 2.8 m

Swath at 500 km

22 km

Mass (Including electronics)

18 kg

Spectral bands

PAN + 6 MS

Satellite Bus Size

50 − 100 kg

Physical Size

45cm Diameter by 90 cm long (excluding baffle), or 120 cm (including straylight baffle)

Flight Heritage

2 flight models launched in 2023

Data format

8-bit or 16-bit

Integrated mass data storage

512 Gigabytes


RAW or J2K lossless or lossy

Data interface


TMTC interface

SPI, I2C, CAN, RS422

Power Usage

imaging mode: < 45 W; readout mode: < 25 W

Power Supply

28 V DC

Operating temperature

+10˚C to +30˚C

Survival temperature

-20˚C to +70˚C

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