Multi mode acquisition capability and constellation consists of 4 medium size satellites


Launched in:2007
Repeat cycle:16 days
Orbit height:620 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: ASI - Italy
COSMO-SkyMed1 launched 7 June 2007; COSMO-SkyMed2 launched 9 Dec 2007;
COSMO-SkyMed3 launched 25 Oct 2008; COSMO-SkyMed4 launced 5 Nov 2010

COSMO-SkyMed websites

Information

ASI - Italy
e-GEOS
ASI - COSMO-SkyMed
e-GEOS - COSMO-SkyMed information

Data ordering

Sovzond - Russia
e-GEOS
ESA - Third party data
ESA Earth Online - Data access
ESA - Third Party Missions (data for research)

On Board Sensors

SAR 2000 (RADAR)