Incentive for the Scientific use of Images from the Spot system

The ISIS Programme intends to optimise access to the Spot infrastructure by providing SPOT data at a preferential rate, with a view to facilitating European space scientific research.

This programme is accessible to every researcher and student working in a laboratory or an institute of higher education of the European Union. The project must be dedicated to research activities or demonstrating activities within the framework of GMES (Global Monitoring for Environment and Security). For more information, please consult the Conditions of eligibility.

The ISIS program proposes the following SPOT products :

  • SPOT scene
  • SPOT view
  • SPOT 3D: DEM and Reference 3D
  • Warning: Since march 2015, it is not possible to order new SPOT5 acquisitions. SPOT 5 archives are still available.

Before submitting an ISIS project, please consult attentively the Forms to submit to gather the necessary information to fill ISIS forms.

Some of these products are available free of charge within the framework of Kalideos program of CNES or the Third Party Missions (TPM) of ESA.

The results of the projects having benefited from the program ISIS give rise to publications , whose a part is available for consultation on the public site.