The project management for the EnMAP mission is under the responsibility of the Space Administration of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). The German Research Centre for Geosciences (Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum; GFZ) in Potsdam is the scientific lead for the project. The Kayser-Threde GmbH is responsible for the development, production, and launch of the satellite. The establishment and five-year operation of the ground segment is performed by the DLR entities Earth Observation Center (EOC) and German Space Operations Center (GSOC).
The satellite’s hyperspectral imager is established by Kayser-Threde GmbH and the satellite’s bus by Orbitale Hochtechnologie Bremen-System AG (OHB System). The data reception, data processing including quality control, data archiving, calibration, as well as providing a web-interface to the EnMAP user community is established by EOC and controlling and commanding the satellite by GSOC.