BackForward Satellite: CSAR-2 

Satellite details
Acronym CSAR-2
Full name C-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar 2
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 2 flight unit of the CSAR satellite programme.
  • Main mission: all-weather high-resolution land observation and disaster monitoring.
Mass at launch 2779 kg Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 740 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency CNSA
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 06 Apr 2022 EOL ≥2030
Last update: 2023-01-12
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on CSAR-2

Acronym Full name
SAR-C Synthetic Aperture Radar, C-band
AIS Automated Identification System
Show instrument status and calibration
Satellite frequencies for Earth Observation, data transfer and platform communications and control
Earth observation MW frequencies
Service Sensing mode Frequency (GHz) Bandwidth (MHz) Polarisation Comments
SAR-C active 5.4 GHz 1 MHz C-Band SAR