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SSTL releases first images from S-Band Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite, NovaSAR-1

23 November 2018

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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.

Source: Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL)

Image credit: SSTL - 20km by 87km at 6 metre resolution of Sydney Australia

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