SABRINA the Italian Mission for Endowing COSMO-SkyMed with Bistatic and Interferometric Capabilities

Conference: EUSAR 2006 - 6th European Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar
05/16/2006 - 05/18/2006 at Dresden, Germany

Proceedings: EUSAR 2006

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Caltagirone, Francesco; Capuzi, Arnaldo; Coletta, Alessandro; Galeazzi, Claudio; Lopinto, Ettore (Italian Space Agency, Roma, Italy)
Moccia, Antonio (University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy)

This paper focuses main characteristics and expected performance of SABRINA (System for Advanced Bistatic and Radar INterferometric Applications) Mission which has been selected by the Italian Space Agency for complementing COSMO-SkyMed, the Italian constellation for high spatial and temporal resolution SAR imaging of the Earth. After a brief presentation of COSMO-SkyMed development status, the key aspects of the mission and expected applications and products are dealt in detail.