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Miniature sensor technology integration (MSTI): small space platform program
Author(s): David A. Barnhart; Jason R. Feig; Edward C. Grigsby
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Paper Abstract

The Miniature Sensor Technology Integration (MSTI) program sponsored by the Strategic Defence Initiative Office (SDIO) and executed by the Phillips Laboratory -- Edwards AFB is a satellite program specifically designed to demonstrate new SDIO sensor technologies. The MSTI spacecraft series performs experiments to characterize a wide variety of SDIO advanced sensor technologies in the low earth orbit (LEO) space environment. The technologies demonstrated on MSTI provide critical information for theater missile target and clutter background characterization. The launch of MSTI-1 on 21 November 1992 set a new standard in the development of small spacecraft and in the response time required to demonstrate space technologies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1993
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1940, Small Satellite Technology and Applications III, (16 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.156645
Show Author Affiliations
David A. Barnhart, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Jason R. Feig, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Edward C. Grigsby, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1940:
Small Satellite Technology and Applications III
Brian J. Horais, Editor(s)

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