PIA02986: Radar view of China
Target Name: Earth
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: SIR-A
Spacecraft: Space Shuttle
Product Size: 2452 x 3228 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Producer ID: P24709
Addition Date: 2000-11-04
Primary Data Set: SIR-A_PAGE
Full-Res TIFF: PIA02986.tif (29.88 MB)
Full-Res JPEG: PIA02986.jpg (3.194 MB)

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The objective of SIR-A was to observe the Earth by use of radar imagery, acquire and transmit data of different geologic regions, demonstrate the capability of the Space Shuttle as a platform for making spaceborne scientific investigations.

Image Credit:
NASA/JPL

Image Addition Date:
2000-11-04