BackForward Satellite: EDRS-C 

Satellite details
Acronym EDRS-C
Full name European Data Relay Satellite - C
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Second satellite of EDRS 
  • Provides timely data access to European EO satellites (e.g. Sentinels)
  • Contributes to space weather
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Data available from ESA
Orbit Geostationary orbit Altitude 35786 km
Longitude 31° E


Space agency ESAAirbus
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 06 Aug 2019 EOL ≥2034
Last update: 2022-03-07
Associated satellite programme and related satellites

Note: red tag: no longer operational , green tag: operational , blue tag : future

Satellite Payload

All known Instruments flying on EDRS-C

Acronym Full name
RMU Radiation Monitor Unit (also referred to as NGRM)
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Satellite Field of View

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