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TecSAR, also known as Polaris, is an Israeli military reconnaissance spacecraft that was launched from Sriharikota in south-eastern India by a PSLV-C10 rocket at 03:45 UT on 21 January 2008. The 300 kg craft is reported to carry a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) that enables one-meter resolution images.

Alternate Names

  • 32476
  • Polaris

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-01-21
Launch Vehicle: PSLV-CA
Launch Site: Sriharikota, India

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Israel)


  • 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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