ERS and Envisat missions status
ERS Mission Manager,
Via Galileo Galilei,
The ERS missions provided, and continue to provide,
ground-breaking data for Fringe research and applications.
The status and history of the ERS missions and Envisat missions, with background
on their use as platforms for radar data acquisition
will be presented. The continued expected lifetimes of the
missions is also outlined.
Finally, some of the unique characteristics of the
pioneering SAR instrument on board ERS-1 and ERS-2, and the ASAR
instrument on Envisat,
and what these mean for interferometry are outlined.