BackForward Satellite: ISS DESIS 

Satellite details
Full name DLR Earth Sensing Imaging Spectrometer on the ISS
WIGOS Station Identifier ---
Satellite Description
  • Mission consisting of hosting DESIS on the International Space Station.
  • DESIS detects changes in the land surface, oceans and atmosphere.
Mass at launch Dry mass
Data access link no link provided
Data access information
  • Arranged by NASA so as to provide near-real-time data.
Orbit Drifting orbit Altitude
Inclination 51.6 °


Space agency NASACSADLRESAJAXARoscosmos
Status Operational
Details on Status
(as available)
Launch 29 Jun 2018 EOL ≥2024
Last update: 2023-12-21
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 ISS DESIS

Acronym Full name
DESIS DLR Earth Sensing Imaging Spectrometer
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