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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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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, 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
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Buckreuss, StefanUNSPECIFIED
Date:November 2007
Refereed publication:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:TerraSAR-X, SAR, Fernerkundung, Satellit, Radar
Event Title:Vortragsabend DGLR-Bezirksgruppe Bremen
Event Location:Bremen, Germany
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2007-11-20
Organizer:DGLR e.V. Bezirksgruppe Bremen
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 Kalibration und Projektunterstützung (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
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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