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Kondor-FKA-M 1

Kondor-FKA 1 [NPO Mashinostroyeniya]
Kodor-FKA-M similar

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.

Nation: Russia
Type / Application: Earth observation, radar
Operator: Russian Ministry of Defense
Contractors: NPO Mashinostroyeniya
Equipment: S-band SAR
Configuration: Kondor-E bus
Propulsion:
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: 5 years
Mass: 1100 kg
Orbit:
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Kondor-FKA-M 1 - 2025 Vo LC-1S Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M

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