BackForward Satellite: Kondor-E1 

Satellite details
Acronym Kondor-E1
Full name Kondor-Experimental SAR Spacecraft No. 1
Satellite Description
  • Re-flight of the Kondor-E satellite failed in 2014.
  • 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 Presumably inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 19 Dec 2014 EOL 2019
Last update: 2020-01-01
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-E1

Acronym Full name
SAR-10 Synthetic Aperture Radar -10
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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 - 3.13 GHz 0 MHz - S-band SAR