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Cameras for the EROS Earth remote sensing satellite constellation
Author(s): Jeremy M. Topaz; Ilan Porat; Avigdor Blasberger; David Stavitsky; Dov Freiman
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Paper Abstract

A new era in commercial remote sensing from satellites is beginning, with the emergence of high-resolution cameras that approach the capabilities of aerial photography. The first satellite of the EROS constellation will be launched in a few months and will provide panchromatic images of the Earth at a resolution of 1.8 m. Subsequent units will follow with one meter class panchromatic systems and 3.2 m multi-spectral channels. The constellation will allow high revisit rates and large data collection capacity over most of the Earth. The paper will describe the payloads planned for the series with emphasis on the technological features of the cameras.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1999
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3870, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites III, (28 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373213
Show Author Affiliations
Jeremy M. Topaz, El-Op Electro-Optics Industries Ltd. (Israel)
Ilan Porat, El-Op Electro-Optics Industries Ltd. (Israel)
Avigdor Blasberger, El-Op Electro-Optics Industries Ltd. (Israel)
David Stavitsky, El-Op Electro-Optics Industries Ltd. (Israel)
Dov Freiman, El-Op Electro-Optics Industries Ltd. (Israel)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3870:
Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites III
Hiroyuki Fujisada; Joan B. Lurie, Editor(s)

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