3 October 1998 EO-1 Advanced Land Imager in-flight calibration
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Abstract
The EO-1 Advanced Land Imager (ALI) is the first earth- orbiting instrument to be flown under NASA's New Millennium program. The ALI employs novel wide-angle optics and a multispectral and panchromatic spectrometer. EO-1 is a technology verification project designed to demonstrate comparable or improved Landsat spatial and spectral resolution with substantial mass, volume, and cost savings. This paper provides as overview of in-flight calibration and performance assessment of the Advanced Land Imager. Include dare techniques for calibrating and assessing focus and MTF using long, straight man-made objects and monitoring of radiometric linearity and offsets using an internal calibration source, standard Earth references scenes, and solar and lunar observations.
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Jeffrey A. Mendenhall, Donald E. Lencioni, David R. Hearn, Alexander C. Parker, "EO-1 Advanced Land Imager in-flight calibration", Proc. SPIE 3439, Earth Observing Systems III, (3 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.325666; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.325666
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