BackForward Satellite: TSX-NG 

Satellite details
Acronym TSX-NG
Full name TerraSAR-X New Generation
Satellite Description
  • 3rd flight unit of the TerraSAR-X programme.
  • Main mission: all-weather land observation, including surveillance and emergency management.
  • Significant contribution to temperature/humidity sounding.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data distributed by Astrium/Infoterra.
Orbit Sunsynchronous orbit Altitude 515 km
ECT 06:00 desc


Space agency DLR
Status Planned
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch ≥2019 EOL ≥2026
Last update: 2018-12-28
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on TSX-NG

Acronym Full name
IGOR Integrated GPS Occultation Receiver
SAR-X Synthetic Aperture Radar (X-band)
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