Successful deployment of giant reflector for forest monitoring satellite Biomass

Biomass 12 metre reflector Copyright © 2021 L3Harris Technologies Inc.
12 metre umbrella-like reflector will enable precise measurement of carbon stored in global forests

Stevenage 21 October 2021 – Biomass, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) forest measuring satellite has passed a key milestone with the successful deployment of the Large Deployable Reflector (LDR) which will receive P-band data reflected back from the world’s forests.