9. A cargo inspection system, the system comprising:a first lead-in conveyor disposed on a first conveyance for receiving a cargo container for inspection;
an inspection module disposed on a second conveyance distinct from the first conveyance for scanning the cargo container with penetrating radiation, detecting penetrating radiation that has interacted with the cargo container, and producing an inspection signal;
an exit conveyor, distinct from the first lead-in conveyor, disposed on a third conveyance distinct from the second conveyance and the first conveyance for impelling the cargo container following scanning; and
a processor adapted for receiving the inspection signal over a course of passage of the cargo container through the inspection module and for producing therefrom an image characterizing contents of the cargo container.