SAC-C

Lanzado en 2000, se mantiene actualmente en buen funcionamiento, a pesar de que se le estimaba un tiempo de vida de tan solo 4 años. Se trata de un satélite de observación de la superficie terrestre, de 485 kg de peso. Tiene como misión el monitoreo del ambiente y de catástrofes naturales. Los países asociados a esta misión son: Estados Unidos, Italia, Dinamarca, Francia y Brasil.

AM Constellation

The Morning Constellation is an international constellation of Earth observation, made by satellites Landsat 7, EO-1 and Terra of the United States of America and the SAC-C of Argentina.

The Constellation increases the synergy between the various instruments, provides new capabilities for Earth observation, explores the usefulness of autonomous navigation techniques and allows instruments aboard different satellites produce images of different resolutions in different spectral bands as almost simultaneously and make experiences with the GPS satellite constellation important atmospheric studies, navigation, attitude control and orbit determination.

In case of natural disasters, such as fire, flood, etc.., Both agencies satellites scheduled for the acquisition of images with the highest possible efficiency.

SAC-C and EO-1 was put into orbit by the same pitcher Delta 2-7320 late 2000, when the Landsat 7 and Terra were already operating.