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
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-10 active 3 GHz - 3.11 GHz 0 MHz - S-band SAR