Russia To Launch First Civil Radar Observation Satellite

The Kondor-E small spacecraft has a synthetic aperture radar of up to 1 m. 

Credit: NPO Mashinostroyenia illustration
Russia plans to launch its first civil radar observation satellite–Kondor-FKA–on May 27. A representative of the spacecraft’s designer NPO Mashinostroyeniya announced the date at Roscosmos’ meeting on space imagery that began in Moscow on March 22. Roscosmos has not officially confirmed the Kondor...

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