Proba-V’s Vegetation instrument will observe most of Earth’s land daily and all of it every two days. Accounting for cloud cover, a complete image of Earth should be available to users every ten days.
Data will be downlinked once per orbit to the ground and relayed to the VITO Flemish Institute for technological research in Belgium where the data are processed and distributed to users.
The exploitation phase – turning data into products for users – is to be managed by ESA from ESRIN, ESA’s centre for Earth observation.
The satellite platform will be controlled from ESA’s Redu Centre in Belgium.