DS-SAR

DS-SAR - ISRO Satellite

Series: DS Series

DS-SAR is a collaborative Earth observation mission between Singapore and India, featuring a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) payload designed to provide high-resolution images of the Earth's surface. It was carried out in ISRO's PSLV-C56 launch vehicle from Sriharikota, India on July 30, 2023 at 06:30 hrs IST. The DS-SAR satellite is developed under a partnership between DSTA (representing the Government of Singapore) and ST Engineering. The mission aimed to deliver high-resolution radar imagery for various applications, including disaster management, environmental monitoring, urban planning, and maritime surveillance. The SAR technology allows the satellite to capture images through clouds and during day or night, providing all-weather, all-time observation capabilities.

DS-SAR Mission Information

Mission Details

NameDS-SAR
ApplicationIt will be used to support the satellite imagery requirements of various agencies within the Government of Singapore. ST Engineering will use it for multi-modal and higher responsiveness imagery and geospatial services for their commercial customers., DS-SAR carries a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) payload developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). This allows the DS-SAR to provide for all-weather day and night coverage, and capable of imaging at 1m-resolution at full polarimetry.
Launch DateJuly 30, 2023
Launch SiteSHAR Centre, Sriharikota, India
Launch VehiclePSLV-C56
Mission Life6 Months

Satellite Details

TypeSatellite
Mass360 Kg

Space Organization Details

OrganizationISRO
ContinentAsia
CountryIndia

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