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Recent developments in hybrid mirror technology for the next-generation space telescope
Author(s): Kelly J. Dodson; Gregory V. Mehle; Eldon P. Kasl
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Paper Abstract

The objective of this paper is to report the recent developments in lightweight mirror technology at Composite Optics, Incorporated. The developments are a result of the activities being conducted in support of the Next Generation Space Telescope Program. The sponsors of these efforts are the NASA Marshall and Goddard Space Flight Centers. The requirements, design approach, performance, and the technology status for the program are summarized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 July 1999
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.355007
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Kelly J. Dodson, Composite Optics, Inc. (United States)
Gregory V. Mehle, Composite Optics, Inc. (United States)
Eldon P. Kasl, Composite Optics, Inc. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3749:
18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics
Alexander J. Glass; Joseph W. Goodman; Milton Chang; Arthur H. Guenther; Toshimitsu Asakura, Editor(s)

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