Satellite family: COSMO-SkyMed (Constellation of Small Satellites for Mediterranean basin Observation)
COSMO-SkyMed (Constellation of Small Satellites for Mediterranean basin Observation) is a 4-spacecraft constellation, funded by ASI (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana), and the Italian Ministry of Defense, Rome, Italy.
Each of the four satellites is equipped with a SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) instrument and is capable of operating in all visibility conditions at high resolution and in real time.
you can find the COSMO-SkyMed Website for Institutional and Scientific Users here.
|Sensor name||SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) 2000|
|Sensor short description|
|Sensor type||Imaging microwave radar|
|Resolution class||Very High (1 - 5 m)|
|Swath width (at nadir)||40 km|
|Revisit frequency||5 days|