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Terra SAR-X

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2007-026A

Description

Terra SAR-X is a German (DLR) Synthetic Aperture Radar that was launched by a Dnepr rocket from Baikonur at 02:14 UT on 15 June 2007. It will map the Earth and oceans at a rate of one million square-km/day, provide scientific data such as sea ice coverage, vegetation/crop estimates, and military reconnaissance information, all at 1.0 m resolution.

Alternate Names

  • 31698
  • TerraSAR-X
  • 2007-026A

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-06-15
Launch Vehicle: Dnepr
Launch Site: Tyuratam (Baikonur Cosmodrome), Kazakhstan

Funding Agency

  • Deutsche Forschunganstalt fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR, nee DFVLR) Federal Republic of Germany

Discipline

  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 

Personnel

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