CSG Status and New Solutions to Increase the Product Portfolio

Konferenz: EUSAR 2018 - 12th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
04.06.2018 - 07.06.2018 in Aachen, Germany

Tagungsband: EUSAR 2018

Seiten: 6Sprache: EnglischTyp: PDF

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Calabrese, Diego; Germani, Chiara; Torre, Andrea; Rizzato, Davide; Federici, Stefano (Thales Alenia Space, Italy)
Formaro, Roberto; Varacalli, Giancarlo; Facchinetti, Claudia (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, Italy)

COSMO Second Generation (CSG) system has been conceived, according to the requirements stated by ASI and I-MoD, at the twofold need of ensuring operational continuity to the currently operating “first generation” COSMO-SkyMed (CSK) spacecraft constellation, while achieving a generational step ahead in terms of functionality and per-formance. CSG System is characterized by enhanced end-to-end performance and products image quality. This is achieved by improving the Standard Acquisition Modes and by adding new Standard and Non-Standard Acquisition Modes, here described. Improvements on the Planning flexibility of the System have been implemented to meet the needs of dif-ferent Users.