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ISIR (Infrared Spectral Imaging Radiometer) flight results from shuttle mission STS-85
Author(s): James W. Hoffman; Ken Cashman; Ronald C. Grush; Katherine Manizade; James D. Spinhirne
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Paper Abstract

ISIR (Infrared Spectral Imaging Radiometer) was designed and fabricated by Space Instruments, Inc. and flown by NASA/GSFC on the Discovery shuttle mission STS-85 in August 1997. ISIR collected over 60 hours of infrared data on a variety of cloud, land, and ocean scenes. Data was obtained in four spectral bands with a single, uncooled microbolometer detector array operating in the pushbroom mode. Data was collected with varying amounts of TDI (Time Delay & Integration) to enhance system sensitivity. The design of the ISIR instrument and selected mission results will be presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3437, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing VI, (18 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.331304
Show Author Affiliations
James W. Hoffman, Space Instruments, Inc. (United States)
Ken Cashman, Space Instruments, Inc. (United States)
Ronald C. Grush, Space Instruments, Inc. (United States)
Katherine Manizade, Science Systems Applications, Inc. (United States)
James D. Spinhirne, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3437:
Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing VI
Marija Strojnik; Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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