ESA’s forest mission - BIOMASS
ESA's 7th Earth Explorer Mission - BIOMASS
Carrying a novel P-band Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), the BIOMASS mission is designed to deliver crucial information about the state of our forests, how they are changing and their quantitative role in the carbon cycle.
- Date: 2023
- Site: Kourou, French Guiana
- Rocket: Vega
First P-band radar in space / full polarimetry / interferometry and tomography / 666 km altitude / 3-day repeat cycle