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Table 1 List of SAR missions

From: L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar: Current and future applications to Earth sciences

Satellite Band Agency Period
Seasat L US DoD 1978
ERS-1 C ESA 1992–1996
JERS-1 L JAXA 1992–1998
RADARSAT-1 C CSA 1995–2013
ERS-2 C ESA 1996–2011
SRTM C, X NASA 2000
ENVISAT C ESA 2002–2011
ALOS L JAXA 2006–2011
RADARSAT-2 C CSA 2007–present
TerraSAR-X X DLR 2007–present
COSMO-SkyMed X ASI 2007–present
TanDEM-X X DLR 2010–present
ALOS-2 L JAXA 2014–present
Sentinel-1 C ESA 2014–present
SAOCOM L CONAE/ASI 2017–present
NISAR L NASA/ISRO 2021 (planned)
ALOS-4 L JAXA 2022 (planned)
Tandem-L L DLR (planned)
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