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Solar Maximum Repair Mission
Author(s): B. R. McCullar
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Paper Abstract

The Solar Maximum Repair Mission was launched on April 6, 1984. The mission was made possible through a spacecraft designed for on-orbit repair, the availability of spacecraft repair hardware, and the availability of the Shuttle System. Repairs resulted in the return of significant new science data and a demonstration of the capability for on-orbit repair of spacecraft. Considerations of the capability to maintain and repair spacecraft on-orbit for the future will also be discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 1984
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0493, Optical Platforms, (23 October 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943784
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B. R. McCullar, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)


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

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