TechSat21, Technology Satellite of the 21st century was a collaboration with U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Georgia Tech Research Institute. The goal TechSat21 was to provide a space-based radar to detect moving targets on Earth. The approach proposed included a virtual antenna array by leveraging three microsatellites to serve as a single large radar-antenna.
Ultimately, the challenges for project were greater an anticipated and the project came to an early close.
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|Full Name||Technology Satellite of the 21st century|
|Principal Investigator||Bill Melvin|