Brieß, K. and Bärwald, W. and Lura, F. and Montenegro, S. and Oertel, D. and Studemund, H. and Schlotzhauer, G. (2001) The BIRD mission is completed for launch with the PSLV-C3 in 2001. In: Small Satellites for Earth Observation, Digest of the 3rd International Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics, Berlin, April 2-6, 2001,, 3, pp. 323-326. Wissenschaft & Technik Verlag. 3rd IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, April 2-6, 2001, Berlin, Germany. ISBN 3-89685-566-2,.
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DLR has a longstanding experience in the Earth observation. BIRD is the first complete satellite with payload which has been developed and built by DLR. The main BIRD payload is a bi-spectral IR pushbroom sensor dedicated to recognise and analyse high temperature events (HTE) such as forest fires, coal seam fires and volcanic activities on Earth surface. The design-to-cost mission BIRD is to demonstrate new and compact infrared imaging sensor technologies as well as small satellite technologies for a micro-satellite with a total mass less than 100 kg. The BIRD satellite and payload have been completed. BIRD is scheduled for a piggy back launch together with an Indian remote sensing satellite in the middle of 2001.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Title:||The BIRD mission is completed for launch with the PSLV-C3 in 2001|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Small Satellites for Earth Observation, Digest of the 3rd International Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics, Berlin, April 2-6, 2001,|
|Page Range:||pp. 323-326|
|Publisher:||Wissenschaft & Technik Verlag|
|Series Name:||Digest of the International Symposium of the International Academy of Astronautics|
|Keywords:||small satellite, Earth observation, remote sensing|
|Event Title:||3rd IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation, April 2-6, 2001, Berlin, Germany|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institut für Weltraumsensorik und Planetenerkundung|
|Deposited By:||Ute Dombrowski|
|Deposited On:||16 Sep 2005|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 18:52|
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