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orbital synthetic aperture radar (sar) for mars post sample return explorationA Mars orbital radar mission would use two frequencies to map the planet at 50 m resolution, penetrating 5-10 m. Some areas will be imaged at 5-m resolution. A 50-m resolution topographic map will be acquired, and surface changes detected.
Document ID
20000080753
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Thompson, T. W.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA United States)
Plaut, J. J.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA United States)
Arvidson, R. E.
(Washington Univ. Saint Louis, MO United States)
Paillou, P.
(Observatoire de Bordeaux Floirac, France)
Date Acquired
August 19, 2013
Publication Date
March 1, 2000
Publication Information
Publication: Lunar and Planetary Science XXXI
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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