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Space Plasma Investigations On The First Spacelab Mission
Author(s): William T. Roberts
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Paper Abstract

The First Spacelab Mission, launched on November 28, 1983, included several investigations to study the space plasma environment from Shuttle/Spacelab. The prime emphasis of these investigations was centered on the performance of particle injections (electrons, plasmas, ions, and neutrals) from the Shuttle/Spacelab and studies of the ensuing effects on the orbiter, the near orbiter environment, and the earth's atmosphere. The results of these investigations were intended to provide information required to plan for future beam-particle, and beam-atmosphere investigation programs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 1984
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0493, Optical Platforms, (23 October 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.943824
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William T. Roberts, NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center (United States)


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

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