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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 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
EROS C ImageSat International Postponed to 2009
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
NOAA - 19 (NOAA N Prime) NOAA Launched 9 February
OCO NASA Failed 24 February
GOCE ESA Launched 17 March
RISAT-2 Indian Space Research Organisation Launched 20 April
GOES-14 (GOES-O) NOAA-GOES Launched 27 June
RazakSAT (MACSAT) ASTM - Maysia Launched 14 July
Deimos 1 DEIMOS - Spain Launched 29 July
DubaiSat-1 EIAST - Dubai, United Arab Emirates Launched 29 July
UK - DMC 2 SSTL - UK Launched 29 July
WorldView 2 DigitalGlobe Launched 8 October
SMOS ESA Launched 2 November
Argo (RapidEye 6) NSPO - Taiwan The mission was cancelled.
2010
GOES-15 (GOES-P) NOAA-GOES Launched 4 March
CryoSat - 2 ESA Launched 8 April
TanDEM - X DLR Germany Launched 21 June
COMS-1 KARI - Korea Launched 26 June
Alsat 2 A CNTS - Algeria Launched 12 July
CartoSAT-2B ISRO - India Launched 12 July
COSMO-SkyMed 4 Agenzia Spaziale Italiana Launched 5 November
FengYun-3B NSMC CMA - China Launched 5 November
EROS C ImageSat International Planned for 2010? but no information found.
Svea SSC - Sweden  
2011
Electro L/ GOMS 2 ROSHYDROMET - Russia Launched 10 January
GLORY NASA Failed 4 March
RESOURCESAT 2 ISRO - India Launched 20 April
Aquarius (SAC - D) NASA Launched 10 June
Nigeriasat-X NASRDA - Nigeria Launched 17 August
Nigeriasat-2 NASRDA - Nigeria Launched 17 August
RASAT Tubitak - Turkey Launched 17 August
MEGHA-TROPIQUE CNES Launched 12 October
NPP (Suomi NPP) NOAA-NPP Launched 28 October
SSOT Astrium Launched 16 December
Pleiades-HR 1A CNES Launched 17 December
2012
RISAT-1 ISRO - India Launched 26 April
GCOM-W1 (SHIZUKU) JAXA Launched 17 May
KOMPSAT-3 (Arirang 3) KARI - Korea Launched 17 May
MSG-3 EUMETSAT, ESA Launched 5 July
SPOT-6 Astrium Launched 9 September
Metop-B EUMETSAT Launched 17 September
Pleiades HR-1B CNES Launched 2 December
Göktürk-2 Tubitak - Turkey Launched 18 December
2013
Landsat 8 (LDCM) NASA Launched 11 February
SARAL/AltiKa ISRO - India Launched 25 February
PROBA V ESA Launched 7 May
VNREDSat-1A Astrium Launched 7 May
INSAT-3D ISRO - India Launched 26 July
KOMPSAT-5 (Arirang 5) KARI - Korea Launched 22 August
FengYun-3C NSMC CMA - China Launched 23 September
DubaiSat-2 EIAST - Dubai, United Arab Emirates Launched 21 November
SkySat-1 Skybox Imaging Launched 21 November
SWARM ESA Launched 22 November
CBERS-3 INPE-Brazil, Space China Failed 9 December
2014
GPM Core NASA, Jaxa - Japan Launched 27 February
Sentinel-1A ESA Launched 3 April
ASNARO-1 USEF - Japan Planned for spring 2014
EgyptSat-2 NARSS - Egypt Planned for April 2014
SPOT-7 Astrium Planned for June 2014
OCO-2 NASA Planned for July 2014
WorldView 3 DigitalGlobe Planned for August 2014
ADM-Aeolus ESA Planned for 2014
ALOS-2 Jaxa - Japan Planned for 2014
CBERS 4 INPE-Brazil, Space China Planned for 2014
FORMOSAT-5 National Space Program Office Planned for 2014
KOMPSAT-3A KARI - Korea Planned for 2014
SAOCOM-1A CONAE Planned for 2014
SkySat-2 Skybox Imaging Planned for 2014
SMAP NASA JPL Planned for November 2014
VENUS CNES Planned for 2014
2015
EarthCare ESA, Jaxa - Japan Planned for 2015
EnMAP DLR - German Planned for 2015
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
Sentinel-1B ESA Planned for 2015
Sentinel-2 ESA Planned for 2015
Sentinel-3 ESA Planned for 2015
TARANIS CNES Planned for 2015
2016
2017
Free Flyer-1 NOAA-JPSS Planned for 2017
GCOM-C1 JAXA - Japan Planned for 2016
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: 11-Apr-2014

  
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