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TerraSAR-X Mission Status

Werninghaus, Rolf and Buckreuß, Stefan and Pitz, Wolfgang (2007) TerraSAR-X Mission Status. In: Proceeding of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), pp. 3927-3930. ieeexplore. IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS), 2007-07-23 - 2007-07-27, Barcelona, Spain. ISBN 978-1-4244-1212-9 (e) 978-1-4244-1211-2 (p). ISSN DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2007.4423703

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Abstract

TerraSAR-X is Germany's first national remote sensing satellite being implemented in a public-private partnership between the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and EADS Astrium GmbH, with a significant financial contribution from the industrial partner. This radar satellite, which is to be launched in June 2007 will supply high-quality radar data for purposes of scientific observation of the Earth for a period of at least five years. At the same time it is designed to satisfy the steadily growing demand of the private sector for remote sensing data in the commercial market. This contribution will describe first the public-private partnership scheme, the roles and responsibilities of the partners as well as the overall project organization. The mission and system design will then be described, followed by a brief overview of the satellite, the related Ground Segment and the applied data policy. The contribution will then focus on the actual mission status. Finally a brief outlook will be given on the activities to come.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)
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Title:TerraSAR-X Mission Status
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Werninghaus, Rolfrolf.werninghaus@dlr.de
Buckreuß, Stefanstefan.buckreuss@dlr.de
Pitz, WolfgangEADS Astrium GmbH
Date:July 2007
Journal or Publication Title:Proceeding of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)
Refereed publication:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 3927-3930
Editors:
EditorsEmail
UNSPECIFIEDieee.org
Publisher:ieeexplore
ISSN:DOI: 10.1109/IGARSS.2007.4423703
ISBN:978-1-4244-1212-9 (e) 978-1-4244-1211-2 (p)
Status:Published
Keywords:SAR, radar satellite, high resolution, public-private-partnership, project organization, mission concept
Event Title:IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS)
Event Location:Barcelona, Spain
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2007-07-23 - 2007-07-27
Organizer:IEEE
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):W - Projekt TerraSAR-X Nutzlastbodensegment (old), W - Projekt TerraSAR-X Missionsbetrieb (old), W - Projekt TerraSAR-X Kalibration und Projektunterstützung (old)
Location: Bonn-Oberkassel , Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:UNSPECIFIED
Deposited By: Rolf Werninghaus
Deposited On:31 Jul 2007
Last Modified:12 Dec 2013 20:26

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