BackForward Satellite Programme: Operative Monitoring Satellite - Radar 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Series of 4 satellites for all-weather high resolution land observation
  • Russian programme: Roscosmos responsible of development and operations.
  • The platforms are actively stabilised over 3 axes.
  • The design life time is 5 years.
  • The satellites exploits sunsynchronous orbits with ECT TBD.
  • The launching policy is tuned to achieve a 4-sats constellation to be deployed by 2022.
  • Detailed description not yet available.  Useful reference:
Data circulation
  • TBD
Agencies Roscosmos
Programme lifetime 2024 - 2034
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned