picture of the encyclopedia
Version 0.81 comes with a new web design! Please allow popups for navigation.

Sentinel 1A


Designation 39634 / 14016A
Launch date 3 Apr 2014
Country of origin Europe
Mission Remote sensing
Perigee/Apogee 695 km, sun-synchrnous
Inclination 98.2°
Period 98.6 min (12-day repeat)
Launch vehicle Soyuz 2 from Kourou VS07

Worth EUR 229 million. Launch initially planned in Oct 2011.
Delivers 8000 Gbps of data per day

On 4 April 2014, right in the middle of post launch procedures, a close miss had to be avoived with Acrimsat. The challenge was the satellite was not yet ready to use its thrusters.

Went operational in October 2014.

sat-index articles

n2yo.com tracking

Technical data


© TBS Internet, all rights reserved. All reproduction, copy or mirroring prohibited. Legal notice
francais anglais contact