CEOS EO HANDBOOK – MISSION SUMMARY - SIR-C/X-SAR (flight 1) -
Full Name Shuttle Imaging Radar with Payload C /X-band Synthetic Appeture Radar Status Mission complete
Mission Agencies NASA Launch Date 09 Apr 1994
Mission Links mission site EOL Date 20 Apr 1994
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Orbit Type Orbit Period
Orbit Sense Orbit Inclination 57 deg
Orbit Altitude 225 km Orbit Longitude
Orbit LST Repeat Cycle
Objectives and Applications SIR-C/X-SAR (Spaceborne Imaging Radar C/X-band Synthetic Aperture Radar) was an imaging radar system used to obtain SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) imagery with many applications including scientific research, calibration, and technological experiments.
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