Fabrizio Battazza

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In 2007 and 2008 ASI (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana/Italian Space Agency) launched three out of four X-band SAR satellites of the COSMO-SkyMed (COnstellation of small Satellites for Mediterranean basin Observation) Mission, making available to the users a unique SAR constellation dedicated to the Earth Observation. The constellation will be completed with the(More)
This paper illustrates the mission goals and the main system elements, starting from an overview of the constellation to a brief sketch of the Space and Ground Segment elements. It also shows the main products and services offered to the final user. A strong emphasis is given to the dual-use (civil and military) nature of the system. The IEM(More)
The new X-band SAR missions provide SAR images characterized by a much higher resolution, opening new possibilities for SAR interferometry. Thanks to the high resolution it is expected to find a larger number of coherent points or persistent scatterers per unit area, resulting in more detailed and accurate measurements by means of SAR differential(More)
In 200 and 2008 Agenzia Spaziale Italiana and Ministero della Difesa launched three out of four X-band SAR satellites of the COSMO-SkyMed (COnstellation of small Satellites for Mediterranean basin Observation) Dual-Use (Civilian and Defence) Mission dedicated to the Earth Observation. The results coming from the utilisation of the two operative satellites(More)
In 2007 and 2008 ASI (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana, the Italian Space Agency) launched three out of four X-band SAR satellites of the COSMO-SkyMed Mission, making available to the users a unique SAR constellation dedicated to the Earth Observation. While the almost completed constellation with three satellites is fully operational from August 2009, the launch(More)
Access, use and data exploitation of the COSMO-SkyMed Mission are ruled by specific regulation elaborated by ASI (Agenzia Spaziale Italiana/Italian Space Agency) with the Minister of Defence (MoD). The Access of the System is lead separately for the institutional and commercial users. The first ones can access the System via the website:(More)
The data exploitation of the COSMO-SkyMed Mission allows the users to utilise innovative high resolution X-band data generated by the first European civilian radar constellation. The Data Exploitation of the Mission is lead separately for the institutional and commercial user.GEOS [1]. ASI is conducting the data exploitation of the COSMO-SkyMed Mission(More)