Status and Launch Information

Satellite Sensors Agencies Launch Date Status Launch Site Launch Vehicle
ADEOS-1 AVNIR-1 JAXA 1996 retired 1997 Tanegashima H-II
ALOS AVNIR-2 JAXA 2006 retired 2011
Tanegashima H-IIA
ALOS PALSAR
ALOS 2006
retired 2011
Tanegashima Tanegashima
CBERS-1 CCD, IRMSS CAST, INPE 1999 retired 2003 Taiyuan Long March 4B
CBERS-2 CCD, IRMSS CAST, INPE 2003 retired 2009 Taiyuan Long March 4B
CBERS-2B CCD CAST, INPE 2007 active Taiyuan Long March 4B
COSMO-SKYMED
MiD
ASI
2007, 2008, 2010
active
Vandenberg
Delta II
ENVISAT
ASAR
ESA
2002
retired 2012
French Guiana
Ariane 5
EO-1 ALI, Hyperion NASA, USGS 2000 active Vandenberg Delta 7320-10
IMS-1 MX-T ISRO 2008 active Sriharikota PSLV-C9
IRS-1A LISS-I, LISS-II ISRO 1988 retired 1995 Baikonur Vostok
IRS-1B LISS-I, LISS-II ISRO 1991 retired 1999 Baikonur Vostok
IRS-1C LISS-IIIA ISRO 1995 retired 2006 Baikonur Molniya
IRS-1D LISS-IIIA ISRO 1997 active Sriharikota PSLV-C1
IRS-P2 LISS-IIIA ISRO 1994 retired 1997 Sriharikota PSLV-D2
IRS-P6 LISS-IIIB, AWiFS ISRO 2003 active Sriharikota PSLV-C5
JERS-1 OPS JAXA 1992 retired 1998 Tanegashima H-I
Landsat 1 MSS NASA, USGS 1972 retired 1978 Vandenberg Delta 900
Landsat 2 MSS NASA, USGS 1975 retired 1982 Vandenberg Delta 2910
Landsat 3 MSS-B NASA, USGS 1978 retired 1983 Vandenberg Delta 2910
Landsat 4 MSS, TM NASA, USGS 1982 retired 2001 Vandenberg Delta 3920
Landsat 5 MSS, TM NASA, USGS 1984 active Vandenberg Delta 3920
Landsat 7 ETM+ NASA, USGS 1999 active Vandenberg Delta II
Radarsat-1
SAR
CSA
1996
active
Vandenburg
Delta II
Radarsat-2
SAR
CSA
2007
active
Baikonur
Soyuz FG
RapidEye
SAR
DLR
2008
active
Baikonur
Dnepr-1
SAC-C HRTC CONAE 2000 active Vandenberg Delta 7320
SPOT-1 HRV CNES 1986 retired 1990 Kourou Ariane 2
SPOT-2 HRV CNES 1990 active Kourou Ariane 2
SPOT-3 HRV CNES 1993 retired 1996 Kourou Ariane 2
SPOT-4 HRVIR CNES 1998 active Kourou Ariane 3
SPOT-5 HRG CNES 2002 active Kourou Ariane 4
TanDEM-X
SAR
DLR
2010
active
Baikonur
Dnepr
Terra ASTER METI,
NASA
2000 active Vandenberg Atlas IIAS
TerraSar-X
SAR
DLR
2007
active
Baikonur
Dnepr
THEOS MS GISTDA 2008 active Yasny Dnepr

Notes: Status refers to the current operation of the satellite, whether it is actively acquiring imagery (active), or has been decommissioned or is otherwise inactive (retired).