BackForward Satellite: Kondor-E 

Satellite details
Acronym Kondor-E
Full name Kondor-Experimental SAR Spacecraft
Satellite Description
  • First satellite of the Kondor-E programme.
  • Main mission: surveillance (civilian and military).
  • Further mission: high-resolution land observation, including sol moisture.
Mass at launch 1150 kg Dry mass
Power 1500 W
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Not known.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 500 km
Inclination 74.75 °


Space agency NPOMash
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • After a series of encountered problems, the satellite was lost sometime during 2014.
Launch 27 Jun 2013 EOL 2014
Last update: 2019-10-27
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 Kondor-E

Acronym Full name
SAR-10 Synthetic Aperture Radar -10
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Telecommunication frequency or microwave sensing channel information Show expert details
Service Dir or Mode Frequency Emission designator Bandwidth Polarisation D/A Data rate or Baseband Comments
SAR-10 active 3110 - 3110 MHz N/R  kHz - A   S-band SAR