L-band radar system will allow to "see" in the dark of the night, through clouds and foliage and penitrate the ground some extent, to measure some moisture content, ground water

Launched in:2018
Repeat cycle:16 days
Orbit height:620 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: CONAE - Argentina
Launched 7 Oct 2018

SAOCOM-1A websites


INVAP - SAOCOM missions
Gov Argentina - SAOCOM (Spanish)

On Board Sensors

LBI (SAR - L band)