Israel, Italy To Build Hyperspectral Satellites

December 2010
Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/13/2010, Vol. 172 Issue 45, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports that Italy and Israel plan to build a remote-sensing satellite system called Shalom. It is to involve two satellites using visible, infrared and ultraviolet sensors. It is thought that Israel will provide the satellite bus, and Italy the optical sensors. The project is expected to cost over $200 million, with the two countries splitting the bill.


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