PIA02994: Radar view of New Guinea
Target Name: Earth
Is a satellite of: Sol (our sun)
Mission: SIR-A
Spacecraft: Space Shuttle
Product Size: 1152 x 894 pixels (width x height)
Produced By: JPL
Producer ID: P25439
Addition Date: 2000-11-14
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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:
2000-11-14