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Program: Saocom


SAtélite Argentino de Observación COn Microondas

This is an Argentinan program for remote sensing satellites using SAR technology (L-band).
Headed by Conae.

Two satellites are planned in the first phase of the program.

Saocom satellites are planned to be part of the joint Italian-Argentina SIASGE constellation (Sistema Italo-Argentino de Satélites para Gestión de Emergencias), which will also comprise the Italian COSMO-SkyMed satellites.

Status: launch initially planned in 2010, launched in 2018


External resources


http://www.invap.net/space/saocom/intro-e.html

http://www.conae.gov.ar/eng/satelites/saocom.html


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