Science and technological developments: article

UNIVERSAL LOW-ORBIT SPACE PLATFORMS FOR INTERACTING MICRO- AND NANOSATELLITES OF EARTH REMOTE SENSING AND DISASTER MONITORING (PROJECT “TWINSAT-DZ”)
V.M. Chmyrev1,2
B.F. Nesterov2
A.M. Alimov3
1 Schmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth of the Russian Academy of Sciences
2 GEOSCAN Technologies JSC
3 RSC Energia PJSC S.P. Korolev
Journal: Science and technological developments
Tome: 97
Number: 3
Year: 2018
Pages: 15-24
UDK: 528.88
DOI: 10.21455/std2018.3-2
Keywords: low-orbit space platform, interacting microsatellites, high resolution radar imaging, remote sensing
Аnnotation: A project was designed to create a universal low-orbit space platform that meets the requirements for satellite collaboration in paired structures (the “space duet”) for high-resolution radar imagery; constructing topographic maps and determining the movements of the Earth's surface to assess seismic hazard and prevent natural and man-made disasters; indication and determination of parameters of moving objects; building high-speed inter-satellite communication systems, etc.