17 October 2007 Sentinel-1 ESA's new European SAR mission
Author Affiliations +
The ESA Sentinels constitute the first series of operational satellites responding to the Earth Observation needs of the EU-ESA Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) program. The GMES space component relies on existing and planned space assets as well as on new complementary developments by ESA. This paper describes the Sentinel-1 mission, an imaging synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellite constellation at C-band. It provides an overview of the mission requirements, its applications and the preliminary technical concept for the system.
© (2007) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.
Evert Attema, Evert Attema, Malcolm Davidson, Malcolm Davidson, Nicolas Floury, Nicolas Floury, Guido Levrini, Guido Levrini, Betlem Rosich-Tell, Betlem Rosich-Tell, Björn Rommen, Björn Rommen, Paul Snoeij, Paul Snoeij, } "Sentinel-1 ESA's new European SAR mission", Proc. SPIE 6744, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XI, 674403 (17 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.747146; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.747146


Radar TopoMapper concept for planetary exploration
Proceedings of SPIE (December 29 2004)
Sentinel-1 CSAR mission status
Proceedings of SPIE (September 22 2009)
Sentinel-1A and Sentinel-1B CSAR status
Proceedings of SPIE (October 26 2011)
TerraSAR-X mission
Proceedings of SPIE (January 11 2004)

Back to Top