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Cryogenic Infrared Radiance Instrumentation For Shuttle (CIRRIS) Pointing Control System
Author(s): Steven D. Fisher; Bruce Bollermann
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Paper Abstract

A low-cost single-axis pointing control system is currently being developed for the CIRRIS-82 Space Shuttle Program. This system is essentially self-contained and requires a minimum of interfacing with the host vehicle to perform the rudimentary step-hold maneuver patterns. A more advanced two-axis system is designed for future CIRRIS missions to perform more complex stare and scan maneuvers. Both systems use a microprocessor controller.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 April 1981
PDF: 28 pages
Proc. SPIE 0265, Shuttle Pointing of Electro-Optical Experiments, (3 April 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959880
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Steven D. Fisher, Space Data Corporation (United States)
Bruce Bollermann, Space Data Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0265:
Shuttle Pointing of Electro-Optical Experiments
William Jerkovsky, Editor(s)

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