Accession Number:

ADA162718

Title:

On-Orbit Support of DARPA-301 Payload.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

LOCKHEED MISSILES AND SPACE CO INC PALO ALTO CA PALO ALTO RESEARCH LAB

Report Date:

1985-11-12

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

This report covers the DARPA-301 payload on the P78-1 satellite. Until the middle of September 1985 several high-sensitivity gamma-ray detectors continued to perform well and were completely capable of fulfilling the mission objectives. These objectives were A Provide the technical planning and liaison with the Air Force Satellite Control Facility and other government agencies as required for the on-orbit satellite support of the DARPA-301 payload B Assess the on-orbit operation and quality of data from the DARPA-301 payload on the P78-1 satellite C Provide support, including quick-look analysis and interactions with the Air Force Satellite Control Facility, for a regional event and D Perform regular analyses of the on-orbit data to maintain updated evaluations of the sensitivities and optimum configurations of the payload for mapping gamma-ray sources. Keywords Space missions Flight data tapes and Electrical configurations.

Subject Categories:

  • Astronautics
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE