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Holography On Space Shuttle
Author(s): Ralph F. Wuerker; Lee O. Heflinger; John V. Flannery; Aaron Kassel
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Paper Abstract

A holographic recording system will be flown on the NASA Space Shuttle (SL-3 mission) to record fluid phenomena under low-zero gravity conditions; namely, solution growth of crystals and fluid convection. A 25 milliwatt helium neon laser will be the illuminator for two orthogonal hologram recorders and a real time schlieren monitor. The holograms will be re-recorded on S0-253 films vacuum clamped to optical flats. Processing and analysis of the holographic records will all be after the Shuttle's return.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 May 1980
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0215, Recent Advances in Holography, (14 May 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.958423
Show Author Affiliations
Ralph F. Wuerker, TRW Defense and Space Systems Group (United States)
Lee O. Heflinger, TRW Defense and Space Systems Group (United States)
John V. Flannery, TRW Defense and Space Systems Group (United States)
Aaron Kassel, TRW Defense and Space Systems Group (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0215:
Recent Advances in Holography
Poohsan N. Tamura; Tzuo-Chang Lee, Editor(s)

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