IRAS Explanatory Supplement
II. Satellite Description

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Chapter II Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The Spacecraft
    1. Onboard Computers and Software
    2. Attitude Control
    3. Communication
  3. Telescope System Overview
    1. Cryogenics
    2. Thermal Control
    3. Optics
    4. Focal Plane Assembly
    5. Electronics
  4. Appendix II.1 Data Compression

Authors

F.C. Gillett, P. Clegg, D. Rosing, G. Neugebauer, D. Langford, A. Pouw, W. Irace, and J. Houck.

References

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Harned, N., Harned, R., and Melugin, R. 1981, Optical Engineering, 20, 195.
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Langford D., Simmonds, J., Ozawa, T., Long, E.C., Paris, R. 1983, S.P.I.E. Proceedings, 445, 244.
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Pouw, A. 1983, Journal British Interplanetary Soc., 36, 17.
Urbach, A.R. 1984, S.P.I.E. Proceedings, 509, in press.
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