CEOS Instrument: Retroreflector in Space




Instrument:RIS
Agency: JAXA
Mission: ADEOS
Status:No longer operational
Type:Laser retroreflector
Description:Retro-reflector In Space., Laser beam absorption experiment-ground station points laser at platform and measures returned signal.
Spatial Resolution: N/A
Swath Width: N/A
Wavebands: VIS (~0.40 ?m - ~0.75 ?m)
Technology: Laser retroreflector
Description: Mirrors (generally cube corners) to reflect laser beams sent to the satellite by ground laser-equipped sites during positioning sessions. Applicable only in LEO.

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CEOS Data Base Version: 17 - Created: 2012-01-18