SEASAT Synthetic Aperture Radar
Entry ID: SEASAT_SAR

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Summary
Abstract: Seasat was launched on June 28, 1978 carrying the first imaging Synthetic
Aperture Radar (SAR) system used as a scientific sensor from earth orbit. A SAR
antenna (2m x 10m) was mounted on the spacecraft with its boresight oriented at
a 20 degree angle from the vertical direction, pointing right of the flight
path. The antenna beam measured approximately 6 degrees in elevation and 1
degree in ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 70.0   S: 33.0   E: 18.0   W: -31.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1978-07-11
Stop Date: 1978-10-10
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Earthnet Online, European Space Agency Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://earth.esa.int
Dataset ID: SEASAT SAR

Data Center Personnel
Name: EARTH OBSERVATION HELP DESK
Phone: +39 06 94180777
Fax: +39 06 94180292
Email: eohelp at esa.int
Contact Address:
ESA/ESRIN
Via G. Galilei
City: Frascati
Postal Code: 00044
Country: Italy
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +39 06 94180777
Fax: +39 06 94180292
Email: eohelp at esa.int
Contact Address:
ESA/ESRIN
Via G. Galilei
City: Frascati
Postal Code: 00044
Country: Italy
Publications/References
Colwell, Robert (Editor-in-Chief), 'Manual of
Remote Sensing: Second Edition', Volumes I and II, American Society of
Photogrammetry, 1983.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-05-05
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