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For information on Satellites and Sensors : ITC's database of Satellites and Sensors

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019

Sensor/Platform
Information from
(Scheduled)
launch date
 
1999
FORMOSAT-1 (ROCSAT-1) National Space Program Office Launched 27 January
SunSat SUNSAT Homepage Launched 26 February
INSAT 2E ISRO Launched 2 April
Landsat 7 Landsat 7 Home Page Launched 15 April
UoSat-12 SSTL Launched 21 April
Ikonos-1 Space Imaging Failed 27 April
Fengyun-1C NSMC CMA - China Launched 10 May
IRS-P4 (Oceansat) ISRO Launched 26 May
KitSat-3 (Wooribyul-3) SaTReC Launched 26 May
DLR-Tubsat DLR-TUBSAT Launched 26 May
QuikSCAT SeaWinds on QuikSCAT Launched 20 June
Okean-O#1 Sputnik Home page Launched 17 July
Ikonos Space Imaging Launched 24 September
RESURS-F1M#2 (22) EU and Russia in Space
Launched 28 September
CBERS 1 INPE-CBERS Launched 14 October
MTSat MTSAT Failed 15 November
Helios 1B   Launched 3 December
DMSP Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Launched 12 December
Terra (EOS AM-1) Terra-Nasa Launched 18 December
KOMPSAT-1 Korea Aerospace Research Institute Launched 21 December
2000
ASUSAT1 ASUSAT1 Homepage Launched 27 January
SRTM Shuttle Radar Topography Misson Launched 11 February
MTI MTI Homepage Launched 12 March
GOES-11 (GOES-L) NOAA-GOES Launched 3 May
Fengyun-2B NSMC CMA - China launched 26 June
SNAP-1 SSTL Nanosatellites Launched 28 June
Tsinghua-1 SSTL Launched 28 June
BIRD-Rubin http://www.fire.uni-freiburg.de/iffn/tech/tech_9.htm Launched 15 July
Mightysat-2.1 (Sindri) http://quark.plk.af.mil/vsd/mightysatII/ Launched 19 July
Ziyuan-2 (ZY-2, Jianbing-3 (?))   Launched 1 September
NOAA-L NOAA-POES Home Page Launched 21 September
TiungSat Space Science Studies Division Launched 27 September
Kometa-20   Launched 29 September
NMP/EO-1 EO-1 Home Page
EO-1 GSFC
Launched 21 November
SAC-C CONAE Home Page - SAC-C Launched 21 November
EROS-A ImageSat International Launched 5 December
2001
GOES-12 (GOES-M) NOAA-GOES Launched 23 July
Orbview 4 ORBIMAGE Failed 21 September
QuikTOMS QuikTOMS-NASA Failed 21 September
Quickbird DigitalGlobe Launched 18 October
TES Indian Space Research Organisation Launched 22 October
BIRD-1 http://spacesensors.dlr.de/SE/bird/ Launched 22 October
Proba-1 ESA Launched 22 October
Jason-1 Ocean Surface Topography - Jason 1 Launched 7 December
TIMED STP - TIMED Mission Launched 7 December
Meteor-3M/SAGE III SAGE III Meteor-3M Mission Launched 10 December
BADR-B http://www.suparco.gov.pk/sat_badr2.htm Launched 10 December
Maroc-Tubsat TU Berlin Launched 10 December
2002
ENVISAT ESA ESA http://www.leos.le.ac.uk/home/aatsr/ Launched 1 March
GRACE CSR, University of Texas Launched 17 March
AQUA EOS-PM1 NASA Aqua Website Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan Launched 4 May
SPOT-5 SPOT Image Launched 4 May
Haiyang 1   Launched 15 May
OFEQ-5   Launched 28 May
NOAA-M (NOAA-17) NOAASIS Satellite Information Gateway Launched 24 June
MSG-1 (MeteoSat 8) ESA Eumetsat Launched 28 August
METSAT Indian Space Research Organisation Launched 12 September
Ziyuan-2B(ZY-2B)   Launched 27 October
AlSat-1   Launched 28 November
ADEOS-II   Remote Sensing Technology Center of Japan http://winds.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/seawinds/seaindex.html Launched 14 December  
WEOS Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan (article) Launched 14 December
2003
Coriolis/WindSat NRL WindSat Homepage Launched 6 January
ICESAT NASA Launched 13 January
SORCE LASP SORCE page Launched 25 January
Orbview 3 OrbImage Launched 26 June
SciSat 1 CSA - SCISAT Launched 13 August
DMC(UK-DMC, NigeriaSat-1, BILSAT) http://www.sstl.co.uk/ Launched 27 September
IRS-P6 (ResourceSat-1) Indian Space Research Organisation Launched 17 October
CBERS-2 (ZY-1B) http://www.inpe.br/programas/cbers/english/index.html Launched 21 October
DMSP-16 Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Launched 19 October
2004
Shiyan 1, NS-1   Launched 18 April
FORMOSAT-2 (ROCSAT-2) National Space Program Office Launched 20 May
DEMETER CNES-DEMETER Launched 29 June
Aura (EOS Chemistry 1) Aura NASA Launched 15 July
Fengyun-2C NSMC CMA - China Launched 19 October
ZY-2   Launched 6 November
Shiyan 2   Launched 18 November
PARASOL CNES - PARASOL Launched 18 December
Sich-1m   Failed 24 December
2005
MTSAT-1R Japan Meteorological Agency Launched 26 February
CartoSat-1 (IRS-P5) Indian Space Research Organisation Launched 5 May
NOAA-N GOES POES Program NOAA-N Launched 20 May
Monitor-E   Launched 26 August
CryoSat ESA Failed 8 October
TopSat
China DMC+4 (Tsinghua-1)
http://www.sstl.co.uk/ Launched 27 October
MSG-2 EUMETSAT-MSG-2 Launched 22 December
2006
ALOS JAXA ALOS Launched 24 January
MTSAT-2 JAXA Launched 18 February
FORMOSAT-3/COSMIC (ROCSAT-3) National Space Program Office Launched 15 April
EROS B ImageSat International Launched 25 April
CALIPSO Observatory-CALIPSO Launched 28 April
CloudSat Cloudsat Homepage Launched 28 April
GOES-13 (GOES-N) GOES Project Science, NOAA-GOES Launched 24 May
Resurs DK-1 Russian Federal Space Agency Launched 15 June
BelKA SpaceRef, RUSSIAN FEDERATION Failed 26 July
KOMPSAT-2 KARI - Korea Launched 28 July
MetOp-A ESA-MetOp Launched 19 October
Meteor 3M SAGE III Launched
2007
CartoSat-2 (IRS-P7) ISRO - India Launched 10 January
LAPAN-TUBSAT LAPAN, TU Berlin Launched 10 January
EgyptSat-1 NARSS - Egypt Launched 17 April
COSMO-SkyMed 1 Agenzia Spaziale Italiana Launched 7 June
TerraSAR-X DLR Germany Launched 15 June
CBERS-2B INPE Brazil, CRESDA China Launched 19 September
RadarSat 2 RadarSat International
MDA corporation

RadarSat2 Info
Launched 14 December
WorldView I Digital Globe Launched 18 September
RazakSat (MACSat) Astronautics Technology Summer, postponed
ADM-Aeolus ESA ADM Aeolus October, postponed
COSMO-SkyMed 2 Agenzia Spaziale Italiana
Launched 9 December
OrbView-5 Orbimage Postponed to 2008
CASSIOPE Canadian Space Agency 2007
Tuyuan - Surveyor Tuyuan Technologies 2007
Kanopus-Vulkan RKA - Russian Space Agency Launched
SAC-F (Alsat 2) CONAE Launched
2008
CartoSat-2A ISRO - India Launched 28 April
FengYun-3A NSMC CMA - China Launched 27 May
Jason-2 (OSTM) Ocean Surface Topography Mission Launched 20 June
RapidEye Blackbridge - RapidEye Launched 29 August
GeoEye1 GeoEye Launched 6 September
THEOS GISTDA - Thailand Launched 1 October
COSMO-SkyMed 3 Agenzia Spaziale Italiana Launched 25 October
FengYun-2E NSMC CMA - China Launched 23 December
HY-1B NIES - Japan Launched
ESA Future Mission ESA Launched
DSCOVR NASA Launched
HJ-1A NIES - Japan Launched
IMS 1 ISRO - India Launched
TecSAR IAI - Israel Launched
YaoGan - 5 CAST - China Launched 15 December
2009
GOSAT (Ibuki) JAXA Launched 23 January 2009
NOAA - 19 (NOAA N Prime) NOAA Launched 9 February 2009
OCO NASA Failed 24 February 2009
GOCE ESA Launched 17 March 2009
RISAT-2 Indian Space Research Organisation Launched 20 April 2009
GOES-14 (GOES-O) NOAA-GOES Launched 27 June 2009
RazakSAT (MACSAT) ASTM - Maysia Launched 14 July 2009
Deimos 1 DEIMOS - Spain Launched 29 July 2009
DubaiSat-1 EIAST - Dubai, United Arab Emirates Launched 29 July 2009
UK - DMC 2 SSTL - UK Launched 29 July 2009
WorldView 2 DigitalGlobe Launched 8 October 2009
SMOS ESA Launched 2 November 2009
Argo (RapidEye 6) NSPO - Taiwan The mission was cancelled.
2010
GOES-15 (GOES-P) NOAA-GOES Launched 4 March 2010
CryoSat - 2 ESA Launched 8 April 2010
TanDEM - X DLR Germany Launched 21 June 2010
COMS-1 KARI - Korea Launched 26 June 2010
Alsat 2 A CNTS - Algeria Launched 12 July 2010
CartoSAT-2B ISRO - India Launched 12 July 2010
COSMO-SkyMed 4 Agenzia Spaziale Italiana Launched 5 November 2010
FengYun-3B NSMC CMA - China Launched 5 November 2010
EROS C ImageSat International Planned for 2010? but no information found.
2011
Electro L/ GOMS 2 ROSHYDROMET - Russia Launched 10 January 2011
GLORY NASA Failed 4 March 2011
RESOURCESAT 2 ISRO - India Launched 20 April 2011
Aquarius (SAC - D) NASA Launched 10 June 2011
Nigeriasat-X NASRDA - Nigeria Launched 17 August 2011
Nigeriasat-2 NASRDA - Nigeria Launched 17 August 2011
RASAT Tubitak - Turkey Launched 17 August 2011
MEGHA-TROPIQUE CNES Launched 12 October 2011
NPP (Suomi NPP) NOAA-NPP Launched 28 October 2011
SSOT Astrium Launched 16 December 2011
Pleiades-HR 1A CNES Launched 17 December 2011
2012
RISAT-1 ISRO - India Launched 26 April 2012
GCOM-W1 (SHIZUKU) JAXA Launched 17 May 2012
KOMPSAT-3 (Arirang 3) KARI - Korea Launched 17 May 2012
MSG-3 EUMETSAT, ESA Launched 5 July 2012
SPOT-6 Astrium Launched 9 September 2012
Metop-B EUMETSAT Launched 17 September 2012
Pleiades HR-1B CNES Launched 2 December 2012
Göktürk-2 Tubitak - Turkey Launched 18 December 2012
2013
Landsat 8 (LDCM) NASA Launched 11 February 2013
SARAL/AltiKa ISRO - India Launched 25 February 2013
PROBA V ESA Launched 7 May 2013
VNREDSat-1A Astrium Launched 7 May 2013
INSAT-3D ISRO - India Launched 26 July 2013
KOMPSAT-5 (Arirang 5) KARI - Korea Launched 22 August 2013
FengYun-3C NSMC CMA - China Launched 23 September 2013
DubaiSat-2 EIAST - Dubai, United Arab Emirates Launched 21 November 2013
SkySat-1 Skybox Imaging Launched 21 November 2013
SWARM ESA Launched 22 November 2013
CBERS-3 INPE-Brazil, Space China Failed 9 December 2013
2014
GPM Core NASA, Jaxa - Japan Launched 27 February 2014
Sentinel-1A ESA Launched 3 April 2014
EgyptSat-2 NARSS - Egypt Launched 16 April 2014
ALOS-2 Jaxa - Japan Launched 24 May 2014
DEIMOS-2 DEIMOS - Spain Launched 19 June 2014
SPOT-7 Airbus Defence and Space Launched 30 June 2014
OCO-2 NASA Launched 2 July 2014
SkySat-2 Skybox Imaging Launched 8 July 2014
WorldView 3 DigitalGlobe Launched 13 August 2014
ASNARO-1 USEF - Japan Launch scheduled for 8 October 2014
CBERS 4 INPE-Brazil, Space China Launch scheduled for 7 December 2014
SMAP NASA JPL Launch between mid Dec 2014 - late Feb 2015
KOMPSAT-3A KARI - Korea Planned for 2014
2015
ADM-Aeolus ESA Planned for 2015
ALOS-3 Jaxa - Japan Planned for 2015
EarthCare ESA, Jaxa - Japan Planned for 2015
FORMOSAT-5 National Space Program Office Planned for 2014
GeoEye 2 GeoEye Postponed to 2015?
GOES-R GOES-R, NOAA, NASA Planned for 3rd quarter 2015
Jason-3 NASA Planned for 2015
MAPSAR INPE -Brazil  
MSG-4 EUMETSAT Planned for 2015
PRISMA (Hyperspectral Mission) ASI - Italy Planned for end of 2015
RESOURCESAT 3 ISRO - India Planned for 2015
SAOCOM-1A CONAE Planned for September 2015
Sentinel-2A ESA Planned for April 2015
Sentinel-3 ESA Planned for 2015
2016
GCOM-C1 JAXA - Japan Planned for 2016
SAOCOM-1B CONAE Planned for 2016
Sentinel-1B ESA Planned for early 2016
TARANIS CNES Planned for end 2016
VENUS CNES Planned for early 2016
2017
EnMAP DLR - German Planned for 2017
Free Flyer-1 NOAA-JPSS Planned for 2017
Grace-2 Grace-2 Planned for 2017
JPSS-1 NOAA-JPSS Planned for 2017
Sentinel-4 ESA Planned for 2017
2018
Metop-C EUMETSAT Planned for 2018
2019
KOMPSAT-2B KARI - Korea Planned for 2019

Note: This information is based on official sources and unofficial sources, and is subject to frequent changes.
For comments please mail to: sensordatabase-itc@utwente.nl or petra.budde@utwente.nl.
Last changed: 16-Sep-2014

  
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