EDRS ESA Satellite

Dubbed the SpaceDataHighway, EDRS helps Earth-observing satellites to transmit large quantities of potentially life-saving data down to Europe in near-real time.

Mission Information

Mission Details

NameEDRS
Mission InfoEuropean Data Relay Satelite System
TypeSatellite
Launch DateAugust 06, 2019
Launch SiteGuiana Space Centre, Kourou, French Guiana
ContractorAirbus Defence and Space

Satellite Details

Scientific InstrumentEuropean Data Relay System
Mass3200 Kg
ManufacturerOHB System AG

Orbit Information

OrbitGeostationary Orbit (GEO)
Orbital Altitude35786 Km
Orbital Inclination0 Degrees

Space Organization Details

OrganizationESA
ContinentEurope
CountryFrance