Werner, M. (Vortragender) and Schandl, J. (1995) X-SAR as High Performance Interferometric SAR. European Symp. on Satellite and Remote Sensing II. Conf. on IFSAR Techniques, Paris, France, 25.-29.9.95..
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X-SAR's 12 meter long and 40 cm wide main transmit and receive antenna is mounted directly to a tiltable part of the SIR-C antenna truss structure in the Shuttle cargo bay. The second receive antenna is 6 meter long and is mounted together with the second C-band antenna to a 31 meter long deployable boom structure perpendicular to the velocity direction to build the baseline. X-SAR is not capable of operating in an Scan SAR mode like SIR-C to allow continuous coverage, but will operate in a high resolution mode with a swath width of 30-35 km. The engineering design of the interferometric configuration for X-SAR, the requirement specification and the predicted performance as well as the mission operation aspects are described in this paper.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Title:||X-SAR as High Performance Interferometric SAR.|
|Keywords:||SIR-C/X-SAR, Synthetic Aperture Radar, Microwave Remote Sensing|
|Event Title:||European Symp. on Satellite and Remote Sensing II. Conf. on IFSAR Techniques, Paris, France, 25.-29.9.95.|
|HGF - Research field:||UNSPECIFIED|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research area:||UNSPECIFIED|
|DLR - Program:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik|
|Deposited By:||elib DLR-Beauftragter|
|Deposited On:||02 Apr 2006|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 07:02|
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