THE CEOS DATABASE : Missions, Instruments and Measurements
Full Name Automatic Identification System Receiver (MDASat-1) Status Approved
Instrument Agencies SANSA Maturity
Instrument Type Data collection Geometry Push-broom scanning / Cross-track scanning
Instrument Technology Communications system Sampling Other
Data Access Constrained Access Data Format NMEA
Measurements and Applications MDASat-1 is equipped with an upgraded AIS receiver from its predecessor, ZACube-2. It will be capable of detecting AIS and AIS-LR messages. Additionally, it has the ability to capture raw data in the maritime spectrum which opens up the possibility to perform diagnostic testing to assess signal interference conditions in the band and their effect on the decoding of messages.
Resolution Summary
Swath Summary
Accuracy Summary
Waveband Summary VHF Maritime Band
Instrument Measurements
Measurements Overview
Instrument Missions
MDASat-1a - MDASat-1a (2021 - 2024)
MDASat-1b - MDASat-1b (2021 - 2024)
MDASat-1c - MDASat-1c (2021 - 2024)
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