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WEBERSAT: measuring micrometeorite impacts in a polar orbit
Author(s): Phillip R. Evans
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Paper Abstract

Webersat, launched January 21, 1990 into a 800 km polar orbit, has a micrometeorite impact detector plate on one face. This paper describes the results of measurements made with this detector since launch and the correlation of this data with satellite altitude, location and meteorite showers.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 1991
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1495, Small-Satellite Technology and Applications, (1 July 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.45894
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Phillip R. Evans, Weber State Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1495:
Small-Satellite Technology and Applications
Brian J. Horais, Editor(s)

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