BackForward Satellite Programme: NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar 

Programme details
Programme description
  • Single flight programme for land observation.
  • Cooperation between NASA and ISRO - leading entity: the NASA JPL (Jet Propulsion Laboratory), Pasaden, Ca.
  • The satellite is actively stabilised over 3 axes.
  • The design lifetime is 3 years, with consumable for 5 years.
  • The orbit is sunsynchronous around 06:00.
  • For details, see http://nisar.jpl.nasa.gov
Data circulation
  • TBD
Agencies NASAISRO
Programme lifetime 2020 - 2025
Associated satellites and instruments

Note: red tag => no longer operational , green tag => operational , blue tag => planned