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SAR Lupe 2



SAR Lupe 2 is a German military reconnaissance craft that was launched by a Kosmos 3M rocket from Plesetsk cosmodrome at 19:39 UT on 02 July 2007. The 770 kg craft carries a large Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) to provide 1-m resolution images. It is the second of five such craft that will eventually comprise the SAR Lupe fleet.

Alternate Names

  • 31797
  • SARLupe2

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2007-07-02
Launch Vehicle: Kosmos-3M
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Bundesministerium der Verteidigung (Federal Republic of Germany)


  • Surveillance and Other Military

Additional Information

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

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