Alaska Satellite Facility

ASF receives satellite data via an 11 meter dish - (c) Lester LefkowitzThe Alaska Satellite Facility (ASF) of the Geophysical Institute (GI) at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, downlinks, archives, and distributes satellite-based data to scientific users around the world. ASF's mission is to promote, facilitate, and participate in the advancement of remote sensing data.

ASF has four primary areas:

  • SAR Data Center
  • Alaska Satellite Facility Enterprise
  • Satellite Tracking Ground Station
  • GeoData