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Shuttle imaging radar-C: a system integration and test perspective
Author(s): Yuhsyen Shen; Louise Veilleux; Jeffrey Klein; Yunjin Kim; Rolando L. Jordan; Edward R. Caro; Frederick V. Stuhr
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Paper Abstract

The Shuttle Imaging Radar—C(SIR---C) is a synthetic aperture radar(SAR) designed to fly on the Space Shuttle as a payload instrument in the Shuttle Radar Laboratory(SRL). To fly together with SIR-C are the German/Italian X-band SAR(X-SAR) and the Data Processing Subsystem (DPS), built by the Applied Physics Laboratory of John Hopkins University. The first mission is scheduled in mid-April, 1994, for an 8-day duration, with one follow-up mission in planning. The instrument itself — its inheritance, mission profile, potential scientific advances, design and performance — has been published earlier"2

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 August 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1935, Microwave Instrumentation for Remote Sensing of the Earth, (19 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.152582
Show Author Affiliations
Yuhsyen Shen, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Louise Veilleux, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Jeffrey Klein, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Yunjin Kim, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Rolando L. Jordan, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Edward R. Caro, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Frederick V. Stuhr, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1935:
Microwave Instrumentation for Remote Sensing of the Earth
James C. Shiue, Editor(s)

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