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CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - TerraSAR-X -
Full Name TerraSAR-X Status Operational (extended)
Mission Agencies DLR Launch Date 15 Jun 2007
Mission Links mission site EOL Date Dec 2024
EO Portal Info NORAD Catalog # 31698 (TLE)
International Designator 2007-026A
Orbit Type Sun-synchronous Orbit Period 94.85 minutes
Orbit Sense Ascending Orbit Inclination 97.4 deg
Orbit Altitude 514 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST 18:00 Repeat Cycle 11 days
Objectives and Applications Cartography, land surface, civil planning and mapping, digital terrain models, environmental monitoring.
Mission Measurements
CategoryParameterInstrument(s)
AtmosphereAtmospheric Humidity Fields GPSRO (Terra-SAR)
Atmospheric Temperature Fields GPSRO (Terra-SAR)
LandAlbedo and reflectance X-Band SAR
Landscape topography X-Band SAR
Vegetation X-Band SAR
Multi-purpose imagery (land) X-Band SAR
OceanOcean topography/currents X-Band SAR
Multi-purpose imagery (ocean) X-Band SAR
Snow & IceSnow cover, edge and depth X-Band SAR
Sea ice cover, edge and thickness X-Band SAR
Mission Instruments
GPSRO (Terra-SAR) - GPS Radio Occultation System
X-Band SAR - X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar
OpenSearch Datasets Selected IDN OpenSearch Results (search all 2 )
CDDIS_SLR_data
CDDIS_SLR_predictions

Selected FedEO OpenSearch Results (total 9 results)
TerraSAR-X - Stripmap Images (TerraSAR-X StripMap)
TerraSAR-X - ScanSAR Images (TerraSAR-X ScanSAR)
TerraSAR-X - Staring Spotlight Images (TerraSAR-X Staring Spotlight)
TerraSAR-X - High Resolution Spotlight Images (TerraSAR-X High Resolution Spotlight)
TerraSAR-X - Spotlight Images (TerraSAR-X Spotlight)
TerraSAR-X/TanDEM-X full archive and tasking
TerraSAR-X ESA archive
CDDIS_SLR_data
CDDIS_SLR_predictions

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