Kondor-FKA 1 [NPO Mashinostroyeniya]
The Kondor-FKA-M is a small civilian radar Earth observation satellite designed by NPO Mashinostroyeniya as improved version of the Kondor-FKA version.
The Kondor satellite features a S-band synthetic aperture radar (SAR), which can conduct both continous swath surweys or detailed spot surveys. The swath width is 10 km. Ground resolution is 1-2 m in spotlight mode, 1-3 m in stripmap mode and 5-30 m in ScanSAR mode.
Two satellites are to be launched in 2020 and 2021. A third improved satellite is to follow in 2025.
|Type / Application:||Earth observation, radar|
|Operator:||Russian Ministry of Defense|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Kondor-FKA-M 1||-||2025||Vo LC-1S||Soyuz-2-1a Fregat|