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Design Characteristics Of A Skylab Soft X-Ray Telescope
Author(s): E. J. Walsh; T. I. Sokolowski; G. M. Miller; K. L. Cofield; J. D. Douglas; B. J. Lewter; H. O. Burke; A. J. Davis
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Paper Abstract

The Apollo Telescope Mount Experiment S-056 successfully completed its soft X-ray data gathering mission with the splash-down of the Skylab 4 astronauts on February 8, 1974, The development of the S-056 experiment along with the problems encountered in designing, testing and operating the equipment is-describedherein with an eye to assisting the designers of more sophisticated future instruments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 1974
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0044, Instrumentation in Astronomy II, (1 September 1974); doi: 10.1117/12.953941
Show Author Affiliations
E. J. Walsh, Sperry Rand Corporation (United States)
T. I. Sokolowski, Sperry Rand Corporation (United States)
G. M. Miller, Sperry Rand Corporation (United States)
K. L. Cofield, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center (United States)
J. D. Douglas, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center (United States)
B. J. Lewter, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center (United States)
H. O. Burke, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center (United States)
A. J. Davis, NASA-Marshall Space Flight Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0044:
Instrumentation in Astronomy II
Lewis Larmore; Donald H. Menzel; David Crawford, Editor(s)

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