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A Portuguese radar tracking sensor for Space Debris monitoring

  title={A Portuguese radar tracking sensor for Space Debris monitoring},
  author={Joao Pandeirada and Miguel Bergano and Paulo A. C. Marques and Domingos Barbosa and Bruno Coelho and Val'erio Ribeiro and Jose Alberto Andrade Freitas and Domingos Nunes and Jos{\'e} Eduardo},
The increase in space debris is a threat to space assets, space based-operations and led to a common effort to develop programs for dealing with this increase. As part of the Portuguese Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST) project, led by the Portuguese Ministry of Defense (MoD), the Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT) is developing rAdio TeLescope pAmpilhosa Serra (ATLAS), a new monostatic radar tracking sensor located at the Pampilhosa da Serra Space Observatory (ErPoB), Portugal. The system… 

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