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Space active modular materials experiment
Author(s): Graham S. Arnold; David E. Brinza; Prakash Joshi; D. N. Keener
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Paper Abstract

The Ballistic Missile Defence Organization is flying the Space Active Modular Materials Experiments (SAMMES), test of contamination and space environment effects on materials on board the Space Test Research Vehicle-2. This paper describes the experiment architecture, the instruments, and the sample suite. Notional descriptions of operations are provided to highlight the objectives and capabilities of SAMMES.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 October 1998
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3427, Optical Systems Contamination and Degradation, (27 October 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.328495
Show Author Affiliations
Graham S. Arnold, The Aerospace Corp. (United States)
David E. Brinza, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Prakash Joshi, Physical Sciences Inc. (United States)
D. N. Keener, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3427:
Optical Systems Contamination and Degradation
Philip T. C. Chen; William E. McClintock; Gary J. Rottman, Editor(s)

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