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Naval center for space technology: small satellite capabilities and flight payload opportunities
Author(s): Ben J. Lamb
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Paper Abstract

The Naval Center for Space Technology (NCST), the Navy's lead laboratory in space technology research and applications, was officially established in Washington, D.C. on October 1, 1986 as part of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). NRL has extensive facilities, experience, and a highly successful track record in space sciences and satellite systems development. As such, NRL is a national asset and source for spacecraft development, integration of space experiments, and testing of all ranges of space hardware. This paper provides an overview of the NRL space systems capabilities, beginning with a historical perspective and culminating with summary descriptions of the accomplishments and capabilities of each of the NRL space activities.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 September 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1940, Small Satellite Technology and Applications III, (16 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.156656
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Ben J. Lamb, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


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

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