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Instrument and Mission Simulators

Software simulators allow the feasibility of new mission concepts and instruments to be demonstrated and evaluated.  They can be a significant aid to design refinement and provide test data during systems development.

Mission Instrument / Project Launch  Language  OS / platform
  Altimeter       
CryoSat-2 CRYMPS : CRYosat Mission Performance Simulator 2010 C Linux, Mac OSX
HSRRA High Spatial Resolution Radar Altimeter - feasibility study  1999 C Sun Unix
Envisat RA2 Instrument Simulator [RAS] - retracking evaluation study 1998 C, IDL Sun Unix
ERS1 Potential of satellite altimetry over non-ocean surfaces (study) 1990 Fortran Vax VMS
   need to add Astro missions      

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