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 (w x h)
 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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Original Caption Released with Image:

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