• +91 7838410007

ASTER

ASTER data sample

ASTER was launched in 1999 and remained fully operational till 31st March, 2008. Flew at an altitude of 438 miles, ASTER had a 16-day revisit period and follows a sun-synchronous polar orbit. Each ASTER acquisition is approximately 60 km by 60 km . The ASTER instrument acquires information across the visible and infrared spectrums. Specifically, information is acquired by three separate instruments: VNIR (Visible and Near-Infrared Radiometer), SWIR (ShortWave Infrared Radiometer),and TIR (Thermal Infrared Radiometer).

 

Download PDF