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Commercial-applications multispectral sensor system
Author(s): Ronald J. Birk; Bruce A. Spiering
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Paper Abstract

NASA's Office of Commercial Programs is funding a multispectral sensor system to be used in the development of remote sensing applications. The Airborne Terrestrial Applications Sensor (ATLAS) is designed to provide versatility in acquiring spectral and spatial information and will be a test bed for the development of specifications for airborne and spaceborne remote sensing instrumentation for dedicated applications. This objective requires spectral coverage from the visible through thermal IR wavelengths, variable spatial resolution form 2-25 meters; high geometric and geolocation accuracy; on-board radiometric calibration; digital recording; and optimized performance for minimized cost, size, and weight.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 August 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1691, Small Satellite Technologies and Applications II, (10 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138046
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Ronald J. Birk, Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co. (United States)
Bruce A. Spiering, NASA Stennis Space Ctr. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1691:
Small Satellite Technologies and Applications II
Brian J. Horais, Editor(s)

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