SRTM

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The Shuttle Radar Topography Mission was a two week STS mission for creating high-res SAR topography maps of most of earths surface.

STS-99
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Mission patch
Spacecraft
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Objectives
Flight STS-99
Mission SRTM
Duration 10 days
Crew
Commander Kevin R. Kregel
Pilot Dominic L. Pudwill Gorie
Mission Specialist 1 Janet L. Kavandi
Mission Specialist 2 Janice E. Voss
Mission Specialist 3 Mamoru Mohri
Mission Specialist 4 Gerhard P.J. Thiele
Experiments
SRTM, EarthKAM
Launch
Liftoff time February 12, 2000 17:43 UTC
Launch complex LC 39A
Launch center KSC
Launch crew Kregel, Gorie, Kavandi, Voss, Mohri, Thiele
Initial Orbit
Inclination 57° (eq)
Perigee altitude 220 km
Apogee altitude 245 km
Landing
Landing time February 22, 2000 23:23 UTC
Landing location KSC Rwy 33
Landing crew Kregel, Gorie, Kavandi, Voss, Mohri, Thiele
Mass properties
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Getting SRTM data sets[edit]

SAR data sets are a good source if you are interested into making quality 3D terrains for Orbiter.

You can download SRTM data from this location. [1]

SRTM addons[edit]

The mission can be recreated using the SRTM addon by No Matter, which is available from Mustard's website[2].

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