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Planetary Spacecraft As Optical Instrument Platforms
Author(s): Fred E. Vescelus; James A. Dunne
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Paper Abstract

The special requirements imposed by planetary missions require that the spacecraft which are designed to conduct them have certain unique properties as platforms for optical instruments. This paper will provide a general overview of these properties and discuss in some detail a current state-of-the-art planetary platform, the Galileo planetary spacecraft.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 1984
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0493, Optical Platforms, (23 October 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943794
Show Author Affiliations
Fred E. Vescelus, California Institute of Technology (United States)
James A. Dunne, California Institute of Technology (United States)


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

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