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Two-color SLR experiments at the GSFC 1.2-m telescope
Author(s): Thomas W. Zagwodzki; Jan F. McGarry; John J. Degnan; Thomas Varghese
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Paper Abstract

Satellite range measurements which include differential time of flight measurement between simultaneous doubled and tripled Nd:YAG laser pulses are being made at the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center's 1.2m telescope tracking facility. A description of the streak camera-based range receiver is given along with the differential time of flight measurement. Typical streak camera return waveforms are displayed from satellite tracks which include: ADEOS/RIS, AJISAI, GFZ-1, STELLA, and TOPEX.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 1997
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3218, Laser Radar Ranging and Atmospheric Lidar Techniques, (22 December 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.295660
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas W. Zagwodzki, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Jan F. McGarry, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
John J. Degnan, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)
Thomas Varghese, AlliedSignal Technical Services (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3218:
Laser Radar Ranging and Atmospheric Lidar Techniques
Ulrich Schreiber; Christian Werner, Editor(s)

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