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Instrument: SRTM : Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
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Associated Platforms
OV-105

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Description
The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) obtains
high-resolution digitial topographic database of the Earth. The
instrument will operate within the cargo bay of the space
shuttle including a mast that extends 200 ft (60 m).

SRTM uses C-band and X-band interferometric synthetic aperture
radars (IFSARs) to acquire topographic data over 80% of Earth's land
mass (between 60N and 56S).
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Online Resources
http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/srtm/

Instrument Logistics
Instrument Start Date: 2000-02-11
Instrument Stop Date: 2000-02-22
Instrument Owner: NASA

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