1 May 1986 Development of the Imaging Spectrometer for Shuttle and Space Platform Applications
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Proceedings Volume 0589, Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space; (1986) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.951903
Event: 1985 International Technical Symposium/Europe, 1985, Cannes, France
The concept of the Imaging Spectrometer is becoming established as a major new thrust in remote sensing of the Earth. JPL is currently operating the Airborne Imaging Spectrometer on a NASA C-130 which has demonstrated the direct identification of surface materials using Imaging Spectrometry. An advanced aircraft instrument, the Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS), is currently under development, and will begin operation on a NASA U-2 in 1986. The next step will be the Shuttle Imaging Spectrometer (SISEX) currently planned for a 1990 flight. This paper will describe the current state of development of SISEX, including the development of a modular concept which will allow major elements of SISEX to be used on NASA's Space platform, the Earth Observing System. This modular approach is expected to result in a substantial overall cost saving.
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Mark Herring, Mark Herring, Norman A. Page, Norman A. Page, } "Development of the Imaging Spectrometer for Shuttle and Space Platform Applications", Proc. SPIE 0589, Instrumentation for Optical Remote Sensing from Space, (1 May 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.951903; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.951903


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