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Proteus An Experimenter's View
Author(s): William D. Hibbard
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Paper Abstract

Proteus is a system for flying Explorer scientific experiments on two or three spacecraft that never return to Earth. Experiments are integrated into an Instrument Payload that is delivered to orbit in a Space Shuttle and mated to a Proteus spacecraft with the Shuttle's Remote Manipulator System (RMS). The Proteus system includes ground support, development tools and communications as well as the orbiting satellites. The goal of Proteus is to triple the number of Explorer missions within the current budget.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0493, Optical Platforms, (23 October 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943783
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William D. Hibbard, Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0493:
Optical Platforms
Charles L. Wyman, Editor(s)

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