BackForward Satellite: Ludi-Tance 4 01A 

Satellite details
Acronym Ludi-Tance 4 01A
Full name L-band differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar satellite 4 01A
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • First geosynchronous satellite with L-Band SAR which has 20 m resolution at surface
  • Inclined geosynchronous orbit describes a figure of 8 centred on 89.5 degE longitude and reaching to ±16 deg latitude.
  • Major contribution to land observation
  • Major contribution to disaster monitoring
Mass at launch Dry mass
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Data access information
Orbit Geosynchronous orbit Altitude 36000 km


Space agency CNSACASC
Status Commissioning
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 12 Aug 2023 EOL ≥2040
Last update: 2023-11-06
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 Ludi-Tance 4 01A

Acronym Full name
L band SAR L-band differential interferometric synthetic aperture radar
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