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COSMO-SkyMed: Radar Satellite for Earth observation for dual (civil and military) use
Entry ID: COSMO-SkyMed

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Abstract: COSMO-SkyMed Overview

The COSMO-SkyMed system is a constellation of four radar satellites for Earth observation for dual (civil and military) use. Its purpose is to monitor the globe for the sake of emergency prevention ( management of environmental risks), strategy (defence and national security), and scientific and commercial purposes, providing data on a global scale.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Resolution
Latitude Resolution: 1 m
Longitude Resolution: 1 m
Horizontal Resolution Range: 1 meter - < 30 meters
Data Center
E-GEOS Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: COSMO-SkyMed

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +39 06 4069 4513
Fax: +39 06 4079 3707
Email: info.cosmo at
Contact Address:
Via Cannizzaro,71
City: Roma
Postal Code: 00156
Country: Italy
Phone: 301-614-5107
Fax: 301-614-5304
Email: Michael.P.Morahan at
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 610.2
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2010-02-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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