Current Missions

Below is the alphabetized list of current satellites tracked by SLR and their different identification schemes, bin size and basic orbit information. Click on the satellite name link for additional information about the satellite mission within the ILRS website (e.g., mission objectives, images, identification numbers, mission parameters, ILRS tracking status, etc.).

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Satellite Name Satellite
ID
SIC
Code
NORAD
Number
NP
Indicator
Bin Size
(Seconds)
Altitude
(Km)
Inclination
(deg)
First Tracked
Date
Ajisai 8606101 1500 16908 5 30 1485 50 1986-Aug-13
Apollo11 Sea of Tranquility 0000100 N/A N/A 2 variable 356,400 5 1969-Aug-20
Apollo14 Fra Mauro 0000102 N/A N/A 2 variable 356,400 5 1971-Feb-07
Apollo15 Hadley Rille 0000103 N/A N/A 2 variable 356,400 5 1971-Sep-01
Beacon-C 6503201 0317 1328 3 15 927 41 1976-Jan-02
COMPASS-G1 1000101 2002 36287 9 300 42,164 55.5 2012-Apr-28
COMPASS-I3 1101301 2003 37384 9 300 42,161 55.5 2012-Apr-27
COMPASS-I5 1107301 2005 37948 9 300 42,161 55.5 2012-Jul-06
COMPASS-M3 1201801 2004 38250 9 300 21,528 55.0 2012-Jul-11
Cryosat-2 1001301 8006 36508 3 15 720 92 2010-Apr-20
Envisat 0200901 6179 27386 3 15 800 98 2002-Apr-10
Etalon-1 8900103 0525 19751 9 300 19,105 65 1989-Jan-26
Etalon-2 8903903 4146 20026 9 300 19,135 65 1989-Jul-13
GIOVE-A 0505101 7001 28922 9 300 23,916 56 2006-May-11
Galileo-101 1106001 7101 37846 9 300 23,220 56 2011-Nov-29
Galileo-102 1106002 7102 37847 9 300 23,220 56 2011-Nov-29
Galileo-103 1205501 7103 38857 9 300 23,220 56 2012-Nov-07
Galileo-104 1205502 7104 38858 9 300 23,220 56 2012-Nov-07
GLONASS-102 0606201 9102 29670 9 300 19,140 65 2007-May-04
GLONASS-109 0706503 9109 32395 9 300 19,140 65 2008-05-28
GLONASS-111 0804602 9111 33379 9 300 19,140 65 2009-Dec-10
GLONASS-118 0907003 9118 36113 9 300 19,140 65 2010-Jan-04
GLONASS-129 1106402 9129 37868 9 300 19,140 65 2012-Jan-02
GLONASS-130 1107101 9130 37938 9 300 19,140 65 2012-Jan-01
GRACE-A 0201201 8003 27391 1 5 485-500 89 2002-Mar-18
GRACE-B 0201202 8004 27392 1 5 485-500 89 2002-Mar-18
HY-2A 1104301 2201 37781 5 30 971 99.35 2011-Oct-02
IRNSS-1A 1303401 3301 39199 9 300 42,164 29 2013-Sep-05
IRNSS-1B 1401701 3302 39635 9 300 42,164 29 2014-Apr-14
Jason-2 0803201 1025 33105 3 15 1336 66 2008-Jun-24
KOMPSAT-5 1304201 3803 39227 1 5 550 97.6 2013-Sep-09
LAGEOS-1 7603901 1155 8820 7 120 5850 110 1976-May-10
LAGEOS-2 9207002 5986 22195 7 120 5625 53 1992-Oct-24
LARES 1200601 5987 38077 5 30 1450 69.5 2012-Feb-17
Larets 0304206 5557 27944 5 30 691 98.204 2003-Nov-04
LRO-LR 0903101 0059 35315 1 5 ~50 (lunar) ~90 (wrt lunar equator) 2009-Jun-30
Luna17 Sea of Rains 0000101 N/A N/A 2 variable 356,400 5 1975-May-21
Luna21 Sea of Serenity 0000104 N/A N/A 2 variable 356,400 5 1973-Nov-16
QZS-1 1004501 1581 37158 9 300 32,000-40,000 45 2010-Sep-11
RadioAstron 1103701 5559 37755 6 60 500-350,000 51.4 2011-Nov-15
SARAL 1300901 3201 39086 3 15 814 98.55 2013-Mar-04
Starlette 7501001 1134 7646 5 30 815 50 1976-Jan-03
Stella 9306102 0643 22824 5 30 815 99 1993-Sep-30
STSAT-2C 1300301 3804 39068 3 15 300-1500 80 2013-Mar-29
Swarm-A 1306702 8007 39452 1 5 460 88.35 2013-Nov-26
Swarm-B 1306701 8008 39451 1 5 460 88.35 2013-Nov-27
Swarm-C 1306703 8009 39453 1 5 530 88.95 2013-Nov-25
TanDEM-X 1003001 6202 36605 1 5 514 97.44 2010-Jun-21
TerraSAR-X 0702601 6201 31698 1 5 514 97.44 2007-Jun-16