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Instrument: TMS : Thematic Mapper Simulator
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Description
The The Thematic Mapper Simulator (TMS) sensor is a line
scanning device designed for a variety of Earth science
applications. Flown aboard NASA ER-2 aircraft, the TMS sensor
has a nominal Instantaneous Field of View of 1.25 milliradians
with a ground resolution of 81 feet (25 meters) at 65,000
feet. The TMS sensor scans at a rate of 12.5 scans per second
with 716 pixels per scan line. Swath width is 8.3 nautical
miles (15.4 kilometers) at 65,000 feet while the scanner's Field
of View is 42.5 degrees.

[Source: NASA]