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ASF Satellite-Tracking Ground Station
- Three antennas, including a new 11-meter system (below left), installed September 2013.
- Prime polar location for high-inclination spacecraft.
- Downlink, uplink, and two-way tracking capabilities.
Get SAR Data
Synthetic aperture radar imageryUse the Get Started Guide to learn how to access and use SAR data for a wide range of research.ASF's API is an application programming interface that enables command-line search and download.NEW! ASF DAAC will soon distribute the complete ESA archive of Sentinel-1A SAR data. The InSAR image below, processed by ASF DAAC scientists, depicts ground motion of the 9/16 Chile earthquake.
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Extensive Alaska collections
Historical aerial photographs of Alaska and more than 150,000 Alaska maps — of interest to scientists, hikers, tourists, pilots, boaters, educators, military personnel, historians, and more.