Surveillance Radar for Security in Space

Satellite,Surveillance Radar

Due to launch of all satellites and rockets in space, the lower earth orbits resemble a junkyard having remains of disused satellites, burnt rocket stages and other debris produced by collisions. These are threat to infrastructure in space.To avoid collision with this debris, it is important to know their position.To achieve this Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Physics and Radar Techniques has developed a GESTRA surveillance radar which can detect objects and debris in low Earth orbit up to 3000 km as reported in their website.