Throughout this website you will find an assortment of technical drawings that are used as design elements. Here we give you more information about each drawing.

schematic diagram of Lambertian surface Schematic diagram showing distribution of reflected radiation from diffuse reflectors.

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Geometry of a Sun-Synchronous Orbit drawing Geometry of a sun-synchronous orbit, morning descending node.

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schematic shows the Landsat 1 flight profile ERTS flight profile

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Space Oblique Mercator Space Oblique Mercator Projection

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A Transverse Mercator projection A Transverse Mercator projection

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Schematic diagram illustrating the seasonal illumination variations on a sun-synchronous orbit. Seasonal variations in scene illumination

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pacecraft orbit of Landsat 1, 2, and 3 schematic. Inclination of Landsat 1 orbit to maintain sun-synchronous orbit.

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