Radars Can Be Used In Satellites

Did you know that radars can be used in satellites, too?

In some cases they can “see” better than satellites.

In this image you see that Sentinel-2 satellite rely on sun and on earth generated electromagnetic radiation for imaging. Sentinel-1 sends its own microwave pulses that it uses for imaging.

Read Kvarken Space Conversations and learn more about how and why radars are used in satellites. There is a short article of radars also in Mega magazine.