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Deployment of reflector for forest monitoring satellite
12 metre umbrella-like reflector enables measurement of carbon stored
Biomass, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) forest measuring satellite has passed a key milestone with the successful deployment of the Large Deployable Reflector (LDR) which will receive P-band data reflected back from the world’s forests.The test, which took place at L3Harris Technologies in Florida who manufactured the 12m wide reflector, was witnessed by representatives from Airbus, ESA and JPL...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency