The RADARSAT programme consists of a pair of remote sensing satellites from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA):
RADARSAT-1 was an Earth-imaging radar satellite which CSA launched on 04 November 1995 and was decomissioned on 29 March 2013.
RADARSAT-2 is an Earth-imaging radar satellite which CSA and MDA (MacDonald Dettwiler Associates Ltd. of Richmond, BC) launched on 14 December 2007 and remains operational.
|Orbit Inclination||98.6 degrees|
|Orbit Altitude||RADARSAT-1: 793-821 km
RADARSAT-2: 798 km
|Orbit Duration||100.7 min|
|Orbit Type||Sun-synchronous (14 orbits per day)|
|Descending node||6 hours|
|Ascending node||18 hours|
|Repeat cycle||24 days|