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TanDEM-X: Mission Overview and Status

Krieger, Gerhard and Zink, Manfred and Schulze, Daniel and Hajnsek, Irena and Moreira, Alberto (2011) TanDEM-X: Mission Overview and Status. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions & Technologies (SFFMT), pp. 1-10. International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions & Technologies (SFFMT), 2011-05-18 - 2011-05-20, St-Hubert, Québec, Canada.

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Abstract

TanDEM-X (TerraSAR-X add-on for Digital Elevation Measurements) is an innovative formation flying radar mission that opens a new era in spaceborne radar remote sensing. Primary objective is the acquisition of a global DEM with unprecedented accuracy (12 m horizontal and 2 m vertical resolution). The mission was launched in June 2010 and started operational data acquisition in December 2010. This paper provides an overview of TanDEM-X and summarizes the actual mission status.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:TanDEM-X: Mission Overview and Status
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Krieger, GerhardUNSPECIFIED
Zink, ManfredUNSPECIFIED
Schulze, DanielUNSPECIFIED
Hajnsek, IrenaUNSPECIFIED
Moreira, AlbertoUNSPECIFIED
Date:May 2011
Journal or Publication Title:Proceedings of the International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions & Technologies (SFFMT)
Refereed publication:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 1-10
Status:Published
Keywords:TanDEM-X
Event Title:International Conference on Spacecraft Formation Flying Missions & Technologies (SFFMT)
Event Location:St-Hubert, Québec, Canada
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2011-05-18 - 2011-05-20
Organizer:Canadian Space Agency
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 - Vorhaben Entwicklung eines Mini-SAR (old), W - Projekt TanDEM-X (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Microwaves and Radar Institute > Radar Concepts
Microwaves and Radar Institute
Microwaves and Radar Institute > Spaceborne SAR Systems
Deposited By: Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Krieger
Deposited On:07 Jul 2011 12:11
Last Modified:24 Feb 2014 08:29

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