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Old 15th Aug 2010, 19:41
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mm43
 
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henra wrote:-

Any one here knowing/having an idea in which intervals this satellite would take pictures of the same area ?
The following COSMO satellite data may be of assistance. It is published by the Italian Space Agency, and even though some browsers may reject the site certificate, it appears to be "safe".

The SAR feature also has a SPOT mode which utilizes doppler/chirp technologies to provide a 1m by 1m resolution. Unfortunately, timely prior requests are required to enable scheduling of this feature over a particular area. As a matter of interest, the French representative organization for the COSMO project were represented on the Drift Group.

In 2009 there were 3 COSMO SAR capable satellites in polar sun synchronous orbit. I believe they were in the same orbital plane, equi-phased at 120 apart.

mm43

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