Latest Synthetic aperture radar Stories
NASA's Seasat satellite became history long ago, but it left a legacy of images of Earth's ocean, volcanoes, forests and other features that were made by the first synthetic aperture radar ever mounted on a satellite.
NASA has revealed a new analysis of airborne radar data collected in 2012 which shows that the instruments detected the presence of a massive sinkhole that later collapsed and forced people to be evacuated in the Bayou Corne, Louisiana region later on that year.
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New analyses of NASA airborne radar data collected in 2012 reveal the radar detected indications of a huge sinkhole before it collapsed and
The cold of an Icelandic winter did not stop one NASA science aircraft from completing a mission to map glaciers on the island during the past week.
NEW DELHI, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OIS Advanced Technology (OIS-AT) an Indian company, announced that work is well underway in the development of Foliage Penetrating
The bedrock hidden beneath the thick ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica has intrigued researchers for years. Scientists are interested in how the shape of this hidden terrain affects how ice moves -- a key factor in making predictions about the future of these massive ice reservoirs and their contribution to sea level rise in a changing climate.
NASA has selected the University of Alaska at Fairbanks to develop and operate the Synthetic Aperture Radar Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) for NASA’s Earth Observing System Data and Information System.
Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 9. 1994 at 7:05 AM EDT and landed at Edwards AFB on April 20 at 9:54 AM PDT. The shuttle orbited 183 times at an altitude of 121 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.7 million miles. The mission lasted 11 days, 5 hours, 49 minutes, and 30 seconds. The primary payload was the Space Radar Laboratory (SRL-1), located in payload bay; activated by crew and operated by teams on ground. SRL-1 included the Spaceborne...
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