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The SIR-B science investigations planShuttle Imaging Radar-B (SIR-B) is the second synthetic aperture radar (SAR) to be flown on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Space Transportation System (Shuttle). It is the first spaceborne SAR to feature an antenna that allows acquisition of multiincidence angle imagery. An international team of scientists will use SIR-B to conduct investigations in a wide range of disciplines. The radar, the mission, and the investigations are described.
Document ID
19850008899
Document Type
Other - Journal Issue
Date Acquired
September 5, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1984
Subject Category
COMMUNICATIONS AND RADAR
Report/Patent Number
NAS 1.26:174282
NASA-CR-174282
JPL-PUB-84-3
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS7-918
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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