The Satellites Have Eye Contact

Berlin, Germany (SPX) Oct 21, 2010 ![][1] This is the moment we have been anticipating for a long time; TerraSAR-X and TanDEM-X finally have ‘eye contact’. The final manoeuvre to adjust the close formation was performed on 13 October. Now, the two satellites are orbiting at a distance of less than 400 metres from one another. Over the last three months, the space operations centre has successfully demonstrated safe and precise for



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