The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Miniature Radio Frequency (Mini-RF) Technology Demonstration

@article{Nozette2010TheLR,
  title={The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Miniature Radio Frequency (Mini-RF) Technology Demonstration},
  author={S. Nozette and P. Spudis and B. Bussey and R. Jensen and K. Raney and H. Winters and C. Lichtenberg and W. Marinelli and Jason Crusan and Michele Gates and M. Robinson},
  journal={Space Science Reviews},
  year={2010},
  volume={150},
  pages={285-302}
}
The Miniature Radio Frequency (Mini-RF) system is manifested on the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) as a technology demonstration and an extended mission science instrument. Mini-RF represents a significant step forward in spaceborne RF technology and architecture. It combines synthetic aperture radar (SAR) at two wavelengths (S-band and X-band) and two resolutions (150 m and 30 m) with interferometric and communications functionality in one lightweight (16 kg) package. Previous radar… Expand
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