TanDEM-X

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Satellite characteristics

Launch Date - End 21 June 2010 -

Status Operational

Orbit type polar-synchronous

Altitude 514

Orbit inclination 98

Satellite family: TerraSAR

A planned operational German SAR satellite mission for scientific and commercial applications

Sensor characteristics

Sensor name TSX-SAR (TerraSAR-X SAR instrument)
Sensor short description
Sensor type Imaging microwave radar
Resolution class Very High (1 - 5 m)
Swath width (at nadir) 5 km
Max look angle 60┬░