Earth Observation Mission News
SSTL releases first images from S-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite, NovaSAR-1
23 November 2018
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) has today released the first Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) images taken from orbit by NovaSAR-1, a technology demonstration mission launched into a 580km sun-synchronous orbit on 16 September 2018.
The S-Band SAR images released today have been acquired using the satellite's stripmap mode at 6 metre resolution and are 20km wide by 87km long. They were taken over Sydney Harbour and Cairo and can be viewed and downloaded at the bottom of this page.
Image credit: SSTL - 20km by 87km at 6 metre resolution of Sydney Australia