Die deutsche Radarmission TerraSAR-X
Buckreuss, Stefan (2007) Die deutsche Radarmission TerraSAR-X. Vortragsabend DGLR-Bezirksgruppe Bremen, 2007-11-20, Bremen, Germany.
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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, launched at June 15th 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. The TerraSAR-X features an advanced high-resolution X-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar based on the active phased array technology which allows the operation in Spotlight-, Stripmap- and ScanSAR Mode with various polarizations. It combines the ability to acquire high resolution images for detailed analysis as well as wide swath images for overview applications. In addition, experimental modes like the Dual Receive Antenna Mode allow for full-polarimetric imaging as well as along track interferometry, i.e. moving target identification. The mission status will be reported and first results will be presented. Finally a brief outlook will be given on the activities to come.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)|
|Title:||Die deutsche Radarmission TerraSAR-X|
|In ISI Web of Science:||No|
|Keywords:||TerraSAR-X, SAR, Fernerkundung, Satellit, Radar|
|Event Title:||Vortragsabend DGLR-Bezirksgruppe Bremen|
|Event Location:||Bremen, Germany|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Organizer:||DGLR e.V. Bezirksgruppe Bremen|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport|
|HGF - Program:||Space|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||W - Projekt TerraSAR-X Kalibration und Projektunterstützung (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Microwaves and Radar Institute|
Microwaves and Radar Institute > Spaceborne SAR Systems
|Deposited By:||Dr.-Ing. Stefan Buckreuss|
|Deposited On:||25 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||27 Apr 2009 14:29|
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