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The Resource A scientific assessment of a new technology orbital telescope, Task Group on BMDO New Technology Orbital Observatory, Space Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council

A scientific assessment of a new technology orbital telescope, Task Group on BMDO New Technology Orbital Observatory, Space Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council

Label
A scientific assessment of a new technology orbital telescope
Title
A scientific assessment of a new technology orbital telescope
Statement of responsibility
Task Group on BMDO New Technology Orbital Observatory, Space Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
CCO
Dewey number
522/.2919
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB500.267
LC item number
.S34 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • A'Hearn, Michael F
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
  • National Research Council (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orbiting astronomical observatories
  • Space astronomy
  • NATURE
  • Orbiting astronomical observatories
  • Space astronomy
Label
A scientific assessment of a new technology orbital telescope, Task Group on BMDO New Technology Orbital Observatory, Space Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A Scientific Assessment of a New Technology Orbital Telescope -- Copyright -- Preface -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- REFERENCE -- 1 Introduction -- BMDOâ€?S ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATOR -- The Telescope -- Sensor Package -- Image Stabilization -- Spacecraft Bus -- Launch System -- POTENTIAL VALUE OF THE ATD/NTOT TO SPACE ASTRONOMY -- TASK GROUPâ€?S EXPERTISE, PHILOSOPHY, AND APPROACH -- Operating Philosophy -- Attention to Possible Mission Enhancements -- Content of This Report -- REFERENCES
  • 2 Anticipated Technical Performance of the ATD/NTOTBASIC DESIGN FEATURES -- EXPECTED POINT-SPREAD FUNCTION -- Line-of-Sight Stability -- Figure Error -- Point-Spread Functions -- FOCAL-PLANE SUITE -- ACQUISITION AND TRACKING -- OPERATIONS, ORBIT, COMMUNICATIONS, AND POWER REQUIREMENTS -- REFERENCE -- 3 Scientific and Operational Niches -- NEAR-INFRARED AND OPTICAL PERFORMANCE -- SCIENCE OPERATIONS FOR THE ATD/NTOT -- The Science Team -- Science and Spacecraft Operations -- Cost of Science Operations -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES
  • 4 Astronomical Technology DemonstrationsDEMONSTRATIONS DURING THE BASELINE MISSION -- Use of Active Optics -- Image Quality -- Thermal Background -- Field Distortion Stability -- Orbital Maneuvering -- Very Long Exposures During a Single Orbit -- Testing Modes for Operations and Scheduling -- ASTRONOMICALLY ENHANCED DEMONSTRATIONS -- Enhanced Image Quality -- Thermal Background -- Field Distortion Stability -- Photometric Stability -- REFERENCE -- 5 Science Projects -- WIDE-FIELD INFRARED SURVEYS -- Galaxies in the Early Universe -- Ultradeep Survey
  • Cosmological TestsKUIPER DISK SURVEY -- Properties of Kuiper Disk Objects -- Follow-up and Related Projects -- STAR- AND PLANET-FORMING REGIONS -- Embedded Young Stellar Objects -- Frequency of Disks -- Protostellar Envelopes -- Envelope Infall and Other Projects -- Accretion-Dominated Phase -- Disk Sizes -- Winds and Jets -- Post-Accretion Phases -- GLOBAL CHANGE ON PLUTO AND TRITON -- REFERENCES -- 6 Issues and Concerns -- NEED FOR FULL SYSTEMS ANALYSIS -- IMAGE STABILIZATION AND GUIDE-STAR AVAILABILITY -- STRAY AND SCATTERED LIGHT
  • FREQUENCY OF REFIGURINGSOFTWARE RELIABILITY -- IMAGING DETECTORS IN A HIGH-RADIATION ENVIRONMENT -- COST AND SCHEDULE CONTROL -- REFERENCE -- 7 Conclusions and Recommendations -- APPENDIX Glossary
Control code
567836147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 75 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309586146
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567836147
Label
A scientific assessment of a new technology orbital telescope, Task Group on BMDO New Technology Orbital Observatory, Space Studies Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • A Scientific Assessment of a New Technology Orbital Telescope -- Copyright -- Preface -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- REFERENCE -- 1 Introduction -- BMDOâ€?S ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY DEMONSTRATOR -- The Telescope -- Sensor Package -- Image Stabilization -- Spacecraft Bus -- Launch System -- POTENTIAL VALUE OF THE ATD/NTOT TO SPACE ASTRONOMY -- TASK GROUPâ€?S EXPERTISE, PHILOSOPHY, AND APPROACH -- Operating Philosophy -- Attention to Possible Mission Enhancements -- Content of This Report -- REFERENCES
  • 2 Anticipated Technical Performance of the ATD/NTOTBASIC DESIGN FEATURES -- EXPECTED POINT-SPREAD FUNCTION -- Line-of-Sight Stability -- Figure Error -- Point-Spread Functions -- FOCAL-PLANE SUITE -- ACQUISITION AND TRACKING -- OPERATIONS, ORBIT, COMMUNICATIONS, AND POWER REQUIREMENTS -- REFERENCE -- 3 Scientific and Operational Niches -- NEAR-INFRARED AND OPTICAL PERFORMANCE -- SCIENCE OPERATIONS FOR THE ATD/NTOT -- The Science Team -- Science and Spacecraft Operations -- Cost of Science Operations -- SUMMARY -- REFERENCES
  • 4 Astronomical Technology DemonstrationsDEMONSTRATIONS DURING THE BASELINE MISSION -- Use of Active Optics -- Image Quality -- Thermal Background -- Field Distortion Stability -- Orbital Maneuvering -- Very Long Exposures During a Single Orbit -- Testing Modes for Operations and Scheduling -- ASTRONOMICALLY ENHANCED DEMONSTRATIONS -- Enhanced Image Quality -- Thermal Background -- Field Distortion Stability -- Photometric Stability -- REFERENCE -- 5 Science Projects -- WIDE-FIELD INFRARED SURVEYS -- Galaxies in the Early Universe -- Ultradeep Survey
  • Cosmological TestsKUIPER DISK SURVEY -- Properties of Kuiper Disk Objects -- Follow-up and Related Projects -- STAR- AND PLANET-FORMING REGIONS -- Embedded Young Stellar Objects -- Frequency of Disks -- Protostellar Envelopes -- Envelope Infall and Other Projects -- Accretion-Dominated Phase -- Disk Sizes -- Winds and Jets -- Post-Accretion Phases -- GLOBAL CHANGE ON PLUTO AND TRITON -- REFERENCES -- 6 Issues and Concerns -- NEED FOR FULL SYSTEMS ANALYSIS -- IMAGE STABILIZATION AND GUIDE-STAR AVAILABILITY -- STRAY AND SCATTERED LIGHT
  • FREQUENCY OF REFIGURINGSOFTWARE RELIABILITY -- IMAGING DETECTORS IN A HIGH-RADIATION ENVIRONMENT -- COST AND SCHEDULE CONTROL -- REFERENCE -- 7 Conclusions and Recommendations -- APPENDIX Glossary
Control code
567836147
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 75 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780309586146
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567836147

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