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ICEYE X are proof-of-concept prototypes for a planned constellation of SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) equipped microsatellites, designed by the Finnish ICEYE startup company.

ICEYE is designed to provide near-real-time SAR imagery. Iceye is working to launch and operate a constellation of micro satellites that carry its own compact and efficient SAR sensor technology. The ICEYE imaging radar instrument can image through clouds, obscuring weather and darkness.

Alternate Names

  • 46497

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2020-09-28
Launch Vehicle: Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat
Launch Site: Plesetsk, Russia

Funding Agency

  • Unknown (Finland)


  • Earth Science

Additional Information

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

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