Cartography, land surface, civil planning and mapping, digital terrain models, environmental monitoring.

Launched in:2007
Repeat cycle:11 days
Orbit height:514 km
Orbit type:Sun Synchronous
Organisation: DLR - Germany
Launched 15 June 2007

TerraSAR-X websites


Airbus DS - WorldDEM product
Airbus DS - TerraSAR documentation
DLR - TerraSAR-X mission
Airbus DS - Imagery - Optical and Radar data
Airbus DS - TerraSar-X Tandem-X
Airbus DS - Elevation models

Data ordering

DLR - EOWEB Geoportal (EGP)
Airbus DS - TerraSAR-X archive
Sovzond - Russia
ESA - Third party data
ESA Earth Online - Data access
MDA Geospatial Services
ESA - Third Party Missions (data for research)

On Board Sensors

SAR-X (SAR-X on TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X)