Share Email Print
cover

Proceedings Paper

Wide Angle Zoom For The Space Shuttle
Author(s): Jacques Angenieux; Jacques Debize; Andre Masson
Format Member Price Non-Member Price
PDF $14.40 $18.00
cover GOOD NEWS! Your organization subscribes to the SPIE Digital Library. You may be able to download this paper for free. Check Access

Paper Abstract

In order to pilot and visually monitor the Canadarm operating on the shuttle, a zoom lens with a minimum wide angle of 98° field of view was needed. The design of the chosen solution is presented. There are 22 lenses arranged in 4 groups allowing mechanical compen-sation. The range of focal lengths is 8.2 to 25 mm ; the aperture is f/3.6. The weight is 1.6 kilos.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 October 1983
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0399, Optical System Design, Analysis, and Production, (26 October 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.935462
Show Author Affiliations
Jacques Angenieux, Ets P. Angenieux (France)
Jacques Debize, Ets P. Angenieux (France)
Andre Masson, Ets P. Angenieux (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0399:
Optical System Design, Analysis, and Production
Robert E. Fischer; Philip J. Rogers, Editor(s)

© SPIE. Terms of Use
Back to Top