From Curiosity to Everybody’s Property
The device’s ability to measure distances, to detect compositions in the atmosphere and transmitting data has provided possibilities to use lasers for a number of tasks connected to the earth observation fields. Several existing and new satellites use the system, and the sensitivity and accuracy are steadily increasing.
Monitoring the Shipping Traffic from Space
Norwegian Monitoring Equipment at Place in the Space Station
The society’s demand for broadband access at all times and everywhere have forced the satellite operators to develop satellites and techniques that can deliver these services at the necessary speed and at competitive prices.
Demonstration mission for advanced rendezvous and formation flying technologies and sensors
From dawn to twilight.
Altimetry measurements are acquired by an altimeter on a non-synchronous satellite in a repeating low-Earth orbit designed to ﬂy over the same points at regular intervals.