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Development of hydrogen-filling techniques for the SPIRIT III cryostat
Author(s): Greg A. Bell; Scott H. Schick
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Paper Abstract

SPIRIT III, the primary sensor to be flown aboard the BMDO midcourse space experiment, will be cooled using a 9 K solid-hydrogen cryostat. Laboratory cold tests of SPIRIT III have relied on helium as the cryogen because of the inherent risks associated with hydrogen.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 June 1994
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2227, Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments VI, (23 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.178606
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Greg A. Bell, Lockheed Palo Alto Research Lab. (United States)
Scott H. Schick, Utah State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2227:
Cryogenic Optical Systems and Instruments VI
James B. Heaney; Lawrence G. Burriesci, Editor(s)

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