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Progress on SOFIA primary mirror
Author(s): Roland Geyl; Michel Tarreau
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Paper Abstract

REOSC, SAGEM Group, has a significant contribution to the SOFIA project with the design and fabrication of the 2.7-m primary mirror and its fixtures as well as the M3 mirror tower assembly. This paper will primarily report the progress made on the primary mirror design and the first important manufacturing step: its lightweighting by machining pockets from the rear side of the blank.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 June 2000
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4014, Airborne Telescope Systems, (20 June 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.389108
Show Author Affiliations
Roland Geyl, REOSC-SAGEM (France)
Michel Tarreau, REOSC-SAGEM (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4014:
Airborne Telescope Systems
Ramsey K. Melugin; Hans-Peter Roeser, Editor(s)

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