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.).

The table is sortable; click in the column header to sort.

Satellite Name Satellite
(COSPAR)
ID
SIC
Code
Satellite Catalog (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 35,786 55.5 2012-Apr-28
COMPASS-I3 1101301 2003 37384 9 300 35,786 55.5 2012-Apr-27
COMPASS-I5 1107301 2005 37948 9 300 35,786 55.5 2012-Jul-06
COMPASS-I6B 1602101 2012 41434 9 300 35,677 55.5 2016-Mar-29
COMPASS-IS2 1505301 2010 40938 9 300 35,786 55.5 2015-Sep-29
COMPASS-M3 1201801 2004 38250 9 300 21,528 55.0 2012-Jul-11
COMPASS-MS1 1503702 2007 40749 9 300 21,528 55.0 2015-Jul-25
COMPASS-MS2 1503701 2008 40748 9 300 21,528 55.0 2015-Jul-25
Cryosat-2 1001301 8006 36508 3 15 720 92 2010-Apr-20
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
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-202 1405002 7202 40129 9 300 17,000 - 26,210 ~ 50 2015-Mar-17
Galileo-203 1501701 7203 40544 9 300 23,220 56 +/- 2 deg 2015-Mar-27
Galileo-209 1507901 7209 41174 9 300 23,220 56 +/- 2 deg 2015-Dec-17
Galileo-210 1603002 7210 41550 9 300 23,220 56 +/- 2 deg 2016-Jun-12
Galileo-215 1707901 7215 43055 9 300 23,220 56 +/- 2 deg  
Galileo-216 1707902 7216 43056 9 300 23,220 56 +/- 2 deg  
Geo-IK-2 1603401 5561 41579 5 30 943.5 - 973.5 99.47 2017-Oct-18
GLONASS-128 1106401 9128 37867 9 300 19,140 65 2012-Jan-01
GLONASS-131 1301901 9131 39155 9 300 19,140 65 2013-May-23
GLONASS-132 1401201 9132 39620 9 300 19,140 65 2014-Apr-17
GLONASS-133 1403201 9133 40001 9 300 19,140 65 2014-Jun-14
GLONASS-134 1407501 9134 40315 9 300 19,140 65 2014-Dec-30
GLONASS-135 1600801 9135 41330 9 300 19,140 65 2016-03-01
GLONASS-136 1603201 9136 41554 9 300 19,140 65 2016-May-29
GLONASS-137 1705501 9137 42939 9 300 19,140 65 2017-Oct-16
HY-2A 1104301 2201 37781 5 30 971 99.35 2011-Oct-02
IRNSS-1B 1401701 3302 39635 9 300 42,293 31 2014-Apr-14
IRNSS-1C 1406101 3303 40269 9 300 42,293 5 2014-Oct-09
IRNSS-1D 1501801 3304 40547 9 300 42,293 30.5 2015-Apr-24
IRNSS-1E 1600301 3305 41241 9 300 35,786 29 2016-Jan-20
IRNSS-1F 1601501 3306 41384 9 300 35,786 5 2016-May-26
Jason-2 0803201 1025 33105 3 15 1336 66 2008-Jun-24
Jason-3 1600201 4379 41240 3 15 1336 66 2016-Jan-20
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
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
QZS-2 1702801 1582 42738 9 300 32,000-40,000 45 2017-Jun-01
QZS-3 1704801 1583 42917 9 300 36,000 0 2017-Sep-12
QZS-4 1706201 1584 42965 9 300 32,000-40,000 45 2017-Oct-12
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
Sentinel-3A 1601101 8010 41335 3 15 814.5 98.65 2016-Apr-01
SNET-1 1801410 6204 43189 1 5 600 97.6 - 97.9 degrees  
SNET-2 1801407 6205 43186 1 5 600 97.6 - 97.9 degrees  
SNET-3 1801408 6206 43187 1 5 600 97.6 - 97.9 degrees  
SNET-4 1801409 6207 43188 1 5 600 97.6 - 97.9 degrees 2018-Apr-12
Starlette 7501001 1134 7646 5 30 800 - 1100 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
TechnoSat 1704205 6203 42829 3 15 600 97.6 - 97.9 degrees ±7.2 arcmin 2017-Jul-30
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