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The Particulate Environment Around The Shuttle As Determined By The PACS Experiment
Author(s): B. David Green; G. Kenneth Yates; Mark Ahmadjian; Henry Miranda
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Paper Abstract

The Particle Analysis Cameras for Shuttle (PACS) Experiment was flown on Mission STS61C (Columbia) in January 1986. This experiment involved a pair of cameras in a stereo viewing configuration and an associated strobe light flash to permit particle observation during the entire orbit. Although only one camera functioned properly, significant trends and particle counts were still obtained from the film data. We report here the preliminary analysis and conclusions from that mission.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1987
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0777, Optical Systems Contamination: Effects, Measurement, Control, (1 January 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.967061
Show Author Affiliations
B. David Green, Physical Sciences Inc. (United States)
G. Kenneth Yates, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory (United States)
Mark Ahmadjian, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory (United States)
Henry Miranda, Miranda Laboratories (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0777:
Optical Systems Contamination: Effects, Measurement, Control
A. Peter M. Glassford, Editor(s)

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