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Joint NASA and DoD deployable optics space experiment
Author(s): Marcus R. Schulthess; Marie B. Levine; Kevin Dean Bell; Steve Leonard; Michael W. Vanik
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Paper Abstract

The Air Force Research Lab is proposing a DoD partnership with NASA on NEXUS; a deployable optics flight demonstrator scheduled to launch in 2004. NEXUS is designed to demonstrate technologies for the Next Generation Space Telescope, primarily the deployment and wave front control of a 2.8 meter optical telescope in space.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 July 2000
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 4013, UV, Optical, and IR Space Telescopes and Instruments, (28 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.393996
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Marcus R. Schulthess, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Marie B. Levine, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Kevin Dean Bell, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
Steve Leonard, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Michael W. Vanik, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4013:
UV, Optical, and IR Space Telescopes and Instruments
James B. Breckinridge; Peter Jakobsen, Editor(s)

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