BackForward Satellite: DESDynI 

Satellite details
Acronym DESDynI
Full name Deformation, Ecosystem Structure, and Dynamics of Ice
Satellite Description
  • Single flight unit of the DESDynI  programme.
  • Main missions: surface deformation observation to monitor biomass changes, ice dynamics and land surface topography changes.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • TBD.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 400 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency NASA
Status Mission concept
Details on Status
(as available)
Last update: 2018-06-20
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 DESDynI

Acronym Full name
InSAR Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar
VCL Vegetation Canopy Lidar
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