Shuttle maps the world, proves large space structure

Covault, Craig
February 2000
Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/21/2000, Vol. 152 Issue 8, p45
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Reports on measurements made by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission for a three-dimensional map of most of Earth's terrain. Mission's demonstration of large structures technology critical for the International Space Station; Endeavour's radar receiver mast as the largest structure ever deployed in space; Military applications depending on terrain elevation data.


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