PIA02994: Radar view of New Guinea
 Target Name:  Earth
 Is a satellite of:  Sol (our sun)
 Mission:  Shuttle Imaging Radar A (SIR-A) 
 Spacecraft:  Space Shuttle
 Product Size:  1152 x 894 pixels (w x h)
 Produced By:  JPL
 Producer ID:  P25439
 Addition Date:  2000-11-14
 Full-Res TIFF:  PIA02994.tif (3.784 MB)
 Full-Res JPEG:  PIA02994.jpg (327.2 kB)

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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.

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