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Visible and near-infrared subsystem and common signal processor design status of ASTER
Author(s): Fumiho Takahashi; Masaru Hiramatsu; Fumito Watanabe; Yoshito Narimatsu; Riichi Nagura
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Paper Abstract

Preliminary design and basic performance of the VNIR and CSP subsystems of the ASTER instrument for the EOS-A platform is discussed. The VNIR is characterized by the high spatial resolution of 15 x 15 m and stereoscopic imaging in the 0.76-0.86 micron band. It corrects the geometric aberration caused by the rotation of the earth and calibrates the radiometer with the halogen lamps on orbit. The CSP is based on a signal processor which multiplexes system telemetry for image data, packetizes image data in CCSDS format, converts parallel signals into serial, and controls output to EOS-A transfer frame generator.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1991
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1490, Future European and Japanese Remote-Sensing Sensors and Programs, (1 August 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46631
Show Author Affiliations
Fumiho Takahashi, NEC Corp. (Japan)
Masaru Hiramatsu, NEC Corp. (Japan)
Fumito Watanabe, NEC Corp. (Japan)
Yoshito Narimatsu, NEC Corp. (Japan)
Riichi Nagura, NEC Corp. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1490:
Future European and Japanese Remote-Sensing Sensors and Programs
Philip N. Slater, Editor(s)

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