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NAOMI instrument: a product line of compact and versatile cameras designed for high resolution missions in Earth observation
Author(s): Ph. Luquet; A. Chikouche; A. B. Benbouzid; J.J. Arnoux; E. Chinal; C. Massol; P. Rouchit; S. De Zotti

Paper Abstract

EADS Astrium is currently developing a new product line of compact and versatile instruments for high resolution missions in Earth Observation. First version has been developed in the frame of the ALSAT-2 contract awarded by the Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) to EADS Astrium. The Silicon Carbide Korsch-type telescope coupled with a multilines detector array offers a 2.5 m GSD in PAN band at Nadir @ 680 km altitude (10 m GSD in the four multispectral bands) with a 17.5 km swath width. This compact camera – 340 (W) x 460 (L) x 510 (H) mm3, 13 kg – is embarked on a Myriade-type small platform. The electronics unit accommodates video, housekeeping, and thermal control functions and also a 64 Gbit mass memory. Two satellites are developed; the first one is planned to be launched on mid 2009. Several other versions of the instrument have already been defined with enhanced resolution or/and larger field of view.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2017
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 10566, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2008, 105660J (21 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2308229
Show Author Affiliations
Ph. Luquet, EADS Astrium (France)
A. Chikouche, ASAL (Algeria)
A. B. Benbouzid, ASAL (Algeria)
J.J. Arnoux, EADS Astrium (France)
E. Chinal, EADS Astrium (France)
C. Massol, EADS Astrium (France)
P. Rouchit, EADS Astrium (France)
S. De Zotti, EADS Astrium (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10566:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2008
Josiane Costeraste; Errico Armandillo; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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