BackForward Satellite: Resurs-DK 

Satellite details
Acronym Resurs-DK
Full name Resurs-DK
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • 1st flight unit of the Resurs-P programme.
  • Main mission: astrophysics.
  • Substantial contribution to high resolution land observation.
  • Significant contribution to Space weather.
Mass at launch 6570 kg Dry mass
Data access link
Data access information
  • All data acquired, processed and distributed by the Research Center for Earth Operative Monitoring (NTs OMZ) in Moscow.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude 570 km
Inclination 70.4 °


Space agency Roscosmos
Status Inactive
Details on Status
(as available)
  • The original elliptical orbit of 355 km x 573 km was brought to circular 570 km in September 2010. 
Launch 15 Jun 2006 EOL 2016
Last update: 2018-08-12
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

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Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on Resurs-DK

Acronym Full name
Geoton-1 Panchromatic and multispectral radiometer 1
PAMELA Payload for AntiMatter Exploration and Light-nuclei Astrophysics
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