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23 September 2020 EarthCARE/CPR development status and performance
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The Earth Clouds, Aerosols and Radiation Explorer (EarthCARE) is a Japanese-European collaborative earth observation satellite mission. The Cloud Profiling Radar (CPR) is one of the EarthCARE instruments and it is the world's first on-board millimeter-wave Doppler radar in space. The Japan Aerospace exploration agency (JAXA) is responsible for development of the CPR in this mission in cooperation with the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT). This paper mainly describes the development status and performance of EarthCARE CPR Proto Flight Model (PFM).
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Nobuhiro Tomiyama, Eiichi Tomita, Kinji Furukawa, Hirotaka Nakatsuka, Yoshihiro Seki, Yoshihisa Aida, Kazuyuki Okada, Kenta Maruyama, Yasuyuki Ishii, Yuuichi Ohno, Hiroaki Horie, and Kenji Satoh "EarthCARE/CPR development status and performance", Proc. SPIE 11531, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XXV, 115310K (23 September 2020); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2574244
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