Russian Spaceborne Synthetic Aperture Radar “Strizh” for Light Satellites of “Condor-E” type

Konferenz: EUSAR 2016 - 11th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
06.06.2016 - 09.06.2016 in Hamburg, Germany

Tagungsband: EUSAR 2016

Seiten: 6Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Turuk, Vladimir; Verba, Vladimir; Golovanova, Marina; Neronskiy, Leon (JSC Radio Engineering Corporation VEGA, Russia)
Zaitsev, Sergey (JSC MIC NPO Mashinostroyenia, Russia)
Tolstov, Evgeny (JSC Aerokon, Russia)

The article contains a brief description of the Russian S-band SAR “Strizh”, which is a payload of the light satellites of “Condor-E" type launched into orbit in 2013 and 2014. The article gives the examples of the obtained images in comparison with the X-band TerraSAR-X images. The article considers the ways to improve the equipment and build-up the orbital grouping.