1 January 1987 The Shuttle Imaging Spectrometer Experiment (SISEX)
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The concept of the imaging spectrometer is becoming established as a major new thrust in remote sensing of the Earth. For several years, JPL has operated the Airborne Imaging Spectrometer on a NASA C-130; this instrument has demonstrated the direct identification of surface materials using imaging spectrometry. An advanced aircraft instrument, the Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer (AVIRIS), began operation on a NASA U-2 in 1987. The Shuttle Imaging Spectrometer Experiment (SISEX) was conceived as the next step in the sequence, and would provide a relatively inexpensive demonstration of the concept in Earth orbit. This paper will describe the design and development status of SISEX, and the status of the enabling technology.
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Mark Herring, Mark Herring, } "The Shuttle Imaging Spectrometer Experiment (SISEX)", Proc. SPIE 0834, Imaging Spectroscopy II, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942298; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942298

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