Detail View: NASA Planetary Photo Journal Collection: Crater Highlands, Tanzania

Title: 
Crater Highlands, Tanzania
Original Caption Released with Image: 
Earth's surface. To collect the 3-D data, engineers added a 60-meter-long (200-foot) mast, installed additional C-band and X-band antennas, and improved tracking and navigation devices. The mission is a cooperative project between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), and the German and Italian space agencies. It is managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, Washington, DC. View Size: 48 kilometers wide (30 miles) by 230 kilometers (140 miles) distance Location: 3 degrees South latitude, 36 degrees East longitude Orientation: View 35° south of west, 15° below horizontal SRTM Data Acquired: February 2000
Image Credit: 
NASA/JPL/NGA
Produced By: 
JPL
Mission: 
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM)
Spacecraft: 
Space Shuttle Endeavour
Target Name: 
Earth
Is a satellite of: 
Sol (our sun)
Instrument: 
C-Band Imaging Radar
Product Size: 
1586 samples x 1965 lines
facet_what: 
C-Band Imaging Radar
facet_where: 
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
facet_when: 
1994
facet_when_year: 
1994
Image #: 
PIA06669
UID: 
SPD-PHOTJ-PIA06669
original url: 
http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA06669