Satellite TanDEM-X (TerraSAR-X add-on for Digital Elevation Measurement) of German Aerospace Center (DLR)/Astrium

Name of Satellite, Alternate Names TanDEM-X (TerraSAR-X add-on for Digital Elevation Measurement)
Country of Operator/Owner Germany
Operator/Owner German Aerospace Center (DLR)/Astrium
Users Government
Purpose Earth Observation
Class of Orbit LEO
Type of Orbit Sun-Synchronous
Longitude of GEO (degrees) 0
Perigee (km) 507
Apogee (km) 510
Eccentricity 0.000218070800319837
Inclination (degrees) 97.4
Period (minutes) 94.8
Launch Mass (kg.) 1350
Dry Mass (kg.)
Power (watts)
Date of Launch 21-06-2010
Expected Lifetime 5 yrs.
Contractor EADS Astrium
Country of Contractor France/UK/Germany/Spain
Launch Site Baikonur Cosmodrome
Launch Vehicle Dnepr
COSPAR Number 2010-030A
NORAD Number 36605
Comments Will survey all 150 million square kilometers of earth surface. Works with TerraSAR-X for first three years.


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