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SAR Lupe 4



SAR-Lupe 4 is a German military Synthetic Aperture Radar that was launched by a Kosmos 3-M rocket from Plesetsk at 15:15 UT on 27 March 2008. The 770 kg craft is the fourth of a five-craft fleet, each providing images at one-meter resolution, that will be shared with the French military.

Alternate Names

  • 32750
  • SARLupe4

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2008-03-27
Launch Vehicle: Kosmos-3M
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia
Mass: 770 kg

Funding Agency

  • Federal Ministry of Defense, Germany (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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