Posts tagged as radar

Radar satellite launch successful

The Airbus-built PAZ radar satellite has been successfully launched and will be positioned at a 514 km orbit. The satellite is equipped with advanced active synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology designed for high flexibility and the capability to operate in multiple modes with different image sizes and resolutions. It will take images 24/7 and in […]

Satellite launch completes radar pair

  The second Sentinel-1 satellite, Sentinel-1B, was launched on 25 April 2016 to provide more radar vision for Europe’s environmental Copernicus programme. The satellite joins its identical twin, Sentinel-1A, in orbit to deliver information for numerous services, from monitoring ice in polar seas to tracking land subsidence, and for responding to disasters such as floods. […]